Monday, December 12, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gael García Bernal, Gina Rodríguez, Chilean Film NERUDA, Among Those Receiving Golden Globe Award Nominations

Nominations for the 74th annual Golden Globes were announced on Monday morning, December 12, 2016 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California by actors Don Cheadle, Laura Dern, and Anna Kendrick, among others.

The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The annual formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented are a major part of the film industry's awards season.

Among the nominees in the film categories are award-winning songwriter, actor-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda, who was nominated for Best Original Song for his composition "How Far I'll Go" from the Disney animated motion picture Moana (also nominated for Best Animated Feature Film).

Representing Chile, the feature film Neruda (written by Guillermo Calderón and directed by Pablo Larraín), a biopic of poet Chilean Pablo Neruda will vie for Best Foreign Language Film opposite a film from Germany, a French-Iranian co-production, and two films from France.

In the television categories, Gael García Bernal and Gina Rodríguez (a previous Golden Globe winner in this category) received a nomination each for Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy and and Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for their respective performances in "Mozart of the Jungle" (Amazon) and "Jane The Virgin" (The CW).

The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon and take place on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony will be produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and will be televised in the United States by NBC. To see a full list of this year's nominees, click here.

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