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'The King's Speech' Leads Golden Globe Nominations

December 14, 2010 14:29:52 GMT

The film is leading the main categories with nominations for Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director, while Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush have all received acting nods.


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"The King's Speech" is leading the charge for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations.

The cinematic tale about the British monarchy is heading up the main categories with nominations for Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director for Tom Hooper, while Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush have all received acting nods.

Boxing film "The Fighter" and Facebook-inspired movie "The Social Network" trailed with six nominations apiece, including mentions in the Best Picture (Drama) category, which also saw nods to ballet movie "Black Swan" and sci-fi blockbuster "Inception".

Meanwhile nominees in the Best Picture (Musical or Comedy) category include "Alice in Wonderland", "Burlesque", "The Kids Are All Right", action movie "Red" and Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp's romantic thriller "The Tourist".

Robert De Niro, an eight-time Globe nominee who won a best actor prize for "Raging Bull", will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

The 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by British comic Ricky Gervais, will take place on January 16, 2011 in Los Angeles.

The main categories are as follows:

Best Picture (Drama)

Best Picture (Musical or Comedy) Best Director Best Actor (Drama) Best Actress (Drama) Best Actor (Musical or Comedy) Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Screenplay Best Animated Film Best Foreign Film Best Original Score Best Original Song Best TV Series, Drama Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical Best Actor in a Television Series, Drama Best Actress in a Television Series, Drama Best Actor in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical Best Actress in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini -Series or TV Movie Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie Best Television Miniseries or Movie Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie


 




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