Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water leads the 75th Golden Globes nominations
The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards have now been announced
The nominations for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards have now been announced, and fantasy drama, The Shape of Water, leads the nominations with seven mentions, while Big Little Lies received as many as six nominations in the television category.
Indian-American comedian Aziz Ansari scored a nomination for Best performance by an actor in a television series - musical or comedy for his role in Master of None.
The list of nominees was announced yesterday by presenters Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell and Sharon Stone, with Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Meher Tatna at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Steven Spielberg's The Post starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri are close behind the heels of The Shape of Water with six nominations each in the film section. Lady Bird followed with four nominations, while Call Me By Your Name, The Greatest Showman, All the Money in the World, Dunkirk, and I, Tonya have each secured three nominations.
In the television categories, Feud: Bette and Joan clinched four mentions, with This Is Us, Fargo and The Handmaid's Tale tying in at third place with three nominations each.
Interestingly, acclaimed veteran actor Christopher Plummer has been nominated for Best performance by a supporting actor in a motion picture Golden Globe for All the Money in the World - a role in which he replaced Kevin Spacey after a string of sexual harassment allegations were made against the latter.
In a move seen as one embracing diversity, Helen Mirren and Judi Dench are among the British nominees. They are nominated in the Best performance by an actress in a motion picture - musical or comedy category with Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan and Emma Stone.
Seth Meyers will host the 2018 ceremony on January 7.