Date: 18th December 2006

Golden Globe nominees announced

Brad Pitt's new film Babel has earned seven nominations for the 2007 Golden Globe Awards.

British stars are also in the running in several categories.

Sacha Baron Cohen is nominated for best actor (comedy or musical) while his Borat movie is one of the contenders in the best movie (comedy or musical) category.

Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren and Dame Judi Dench are among the nominees for best actress (drama).

The full list of nominations is:

Best Movie (Drama): Babel. Bobby. The Departed. Little Children. The Queen.

Best Actor - Movie (Drama): Leonardo DiCaprio - The Departed. Leonardo DiCaprio - Blood Diamond. Peter O'Toole - Venus. Will Smith - The Pursuit Of Happyness. Forest Whitaker - The Last King Of Scotland.

Best Actress Movie (Drama):Penelope Cruz - Volver. Judi Dench - Notes On A Scandal. Helen Mirren - The Queen. Kate Winslet - Little Children. Maggie Gyllenhaal - SherryBaby.

Best Movie (Musical or Comedy): Borat. The Devil Wears Prada. Dreamgirls. Little Miss Sunshine. Thank You For Smoking.

Best Actor - Movie (Musical or Comedy): Sacha Baron Cohen - Borat. Johnny Depp - Pirates Of The Caribbean. Aaron Eckhart - Thank You For Smoking. Will Ferrell - Stranger Than Fiction. Chiwetel Ejiofor - Kinky Boots.

Best Actress - Movie (Musical or Comedy): Beyonce Knowles - Dreamgirls. Meryl Streep - The Devil Wears Prada. Renee Zellweger - Miss Potter. Annette Bening - Running With Scissors. Toni Collette - Little Miss Sunshine.

Best Supporting Actor - Movie: Ben Affleck - Hollywoodland. Eddie Murphy - Dreamgirls. Jack Nicholson - The Departed. Brad Pitt - Babel. Mark Wahlberg - The Departed.

Best Supporting Actress - Movie: Cate Blanchett - Notes On A Scandal. Emily Blunt - The Devil Wears Prada. Jennifer Hudson - Dreamgirls. Rinko Kikuchi - Babel. Adriana Barraza - Babel.

Best Director: Clint Eastwood - Flags Of Our Fathers. Clint Eastwood - Letters From Iwo Jima. Stephen Frears - The Queen. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Babel. Martin Scorsese - The Departed.

Best Animated Feature: Cars. Happy Feet. Monster House.

Best Foreign Language Film: Apocalypto - USA. Letters From Iwo Jima - USA/Japan. The Lives of Others - Germany. Pan's Labyrinth - Mexico. Volver - Spain.

Screenplay - Movie: Guillermo Arriaga - Babel. Todd Field and Tom Perrotta - Little Children. Patrick Marber - Notes On A Scandal. William Monahan - The Departed. Peter Morgan - The Queen.

Original Score - Movie: Alexandre Desplat - The Painted Veil. Clint Mansell - The Fountain. Gustavo Santaolalla - Babel. Carlo Siliotto - Nomad. Hans Zimmer - The Da Vinci Code.

Original Song - Movie: A Father's Way - The Pursuit Of Happyness. Listen - Dreamgirls. Never Gonna Break My Faith - Bobby. The Song Of The Heart - Happy Feet. Try Not To Remember - Home Of The Brave.

The winners are announced on January 15.

Source: Press Release



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