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Originally posted 12/31/2007 08:50AM
The welcome mat is out for George Clooney, Keira Knightley and Julia Roberts – as well as the other Golden Globe nominees.
NBC says that the Jan. 13 ceremony will proceed as planned, despite the threat of picketing from the striking Writers Guild of America and stars boycotting the event as a show of support, reports USA Today.
Originally posted 12/18/2007 08:15AM
The ongoing writers' strike could cause some major problems for the Golden Globes telecast: The Writers Guild denied a request late Monday to allow its writers to work on the Jan. 13 broadcast.
The guild voted against giving a waiver to the Globes for writers to work on the show, USA Today reports.
Originally posted 12/14/2007 06:30PM
Attention Golden Globe nominees: If the writers' strike isn't resolved by showtime, 30 Rock Globe nominee Alec Baldwin is offering to have the event at his Manhattan apartment.
"I have cleared all of this with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The HFPA makes only one simple request and that is that you pre-order your meal selection NO LATER than Friday, January 4th, 2008," he writes on The Huffington Post.
Originally posted 12/13/2007 06:05PM
Julia Roberts says her Golden Globe nomination was a "thrilling" moment in her normally blissful, domestic life.
"Usually the triumph of my day is everybody making it to the potty," she cracks in an interview with Matt Lauer on the Today show scheduled to air Friday. "So yes, I think it's thrilling."
Asked if Roberts, who received a best supporting actress nod for Charlie Wilson's War, feels "ho-hum" about yet another nomination to add to her roster of three past Globe wins and an Oscar, she says, "I didn't realize I had done that much. That's great. No, it's exciting."
Originally posted 12/13/2007 03:00PM
Keira Knightley is ready to party – with her cast and crew of Atonement, which topped the list of Golden Globe nominees on Thursday, with seven nods, including one for herself and another for her leading man, James McAvoy, as well as for the WWII drama itself, as best picture.
"It's just so exciting that we've got nominated in so many categories," the British actress, 22, tells the Associated Press. "There's such a big group of us that can get to go together. It will be a real celebration for the film. It will be a wonderful night."
Originally posted 12/13/2007 09:05AM
Trophy season kicked into high gear Thursday morning, with an impressive roster of seven movies nominated for best dramatic picture in the Golden Globes race.
The period romance Atonement, starring nominees Keira Knightley and James McAvoy, led the pack with seven nominations. The movie, besides being in the running for best picture, was also singled out for its direction, by Joe Wright, and its screenplay, by Christopher Hampton.
The remaining six top picture nominees are American Gangster, Eastern Promises, The Great Debaters, Michael Clayton, No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood.
Originally posted 12/11/2007 04:50PM
Heroes star Hayden Panetierre won't be the only one up before dawn Thursday to announce this year's Golden Globes nominations from Beverly Hills.
Actress Ashley Judd will join her, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday.
Judd is a two-time Globe nominee, most recently for 2004's De-Lovely.
The 65th annual Golden Globe Awards will air live Jan. 13 on NBC.
Originally posted 12/07/2007 12:30PM
Hayden Panettiere will announce Golden Globe nominations next week in Los Angeles, PEOPLE confirms.
The Heroes actress,18, will be joined at the early-morning announcement Dec. 13 by at least one other star who has yet to be revealed.
There's a good chance she'll announce her own show. Last year, NBC's Heroes ended up in the running for drama series but lost to Grey's Anatomy.
The 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be televised Jan. 13 on NBC.
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