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Golden Globe Awards 2009
Originally posted 12/11/2008 09:00AM
Originally posted 01/06/2009 03:20PM
To get ready for the Golden Globe Awards, one 66-year-old Hollywood icon had a little work done.
The venerable Globe statuettes have undergone minor changes to improve their "detail and symmetry" and to firm up the frame "so they will be more durable in transit," says Jorge Camara, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which sponsors the awards.
The trophy also has a new marble base and an improved, velvet-lined, leather-bound carrying case.
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards air Sunday on NBC at 8 p.m. – Mike Fleeman
Originally posted 01/06/2009 11:15AM
If the Golden Globes run "a little bit longer" this Sunday, you can blame The Jonas Brothers. Music's hottest trio has been added as presenters for the telecast, along with Hayden Panettiere and Martin Scorsese.
They'll join stars like Glenn Close, Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz and Blake Lively on the show, presenting golden orbs to legends such as Steven Spielberg, who will receive the Cecil B. DeMille award for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field."
The 66th annual show airs live on NBC at 8 p.m. from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
– Bob Meadows
Originally posted 12/29/2008 04:00PM
Three more stars have been added to the star-studded list of presenters for next month's 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards!
Gossip Girl hottie Blake Lively, The Dark Knight's Aaron Eckhart and newly minted CSI lead Laurence Fishburne will all hand out awards at the ceremony in January.
The new presenters join an array of big- and small-screen stars like Drew Barrymore, Jake Gyllenhaal, The Mentalist's Simon Baker, Salma Hayek and Jennifer Lopez, who had already been announced. Funnymen Sacha Baron Cohen, Ricky Gervais and Seth Rogen will also be on hand, as will new mom Amy Poehler.
Originally posted 12/24/2008 02:50PM
After missing last year due to the writers' strike, the Golden Globes are back – and so is the official poster, by Los Angeles artist Colin McGrea. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards air at 8 p.m. on Jan. 11 from The Beverly Hilton.
Originally posted 12/11/2008 05:05PM
Anne Hathaway's best actress Golden Globe nomination for the drama Rachel Getting Married could not have come at a better time.
After a rocky year – marked by her breakup with ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri and his subsequent guilty plea on money laundering and fraud charges – Hathaway says the recognition is not just validation of her acting ability, it's helped her take stock of what's important in her life.
"This is the year that I realized how profoundly I am loved and supported," Hathaway, 26, tells PEOPLE. "And [I] realized that in order for a human being to be a successful human being, they must have deep profound wonderful committed relationships in their lives with their friends, with their family, with a lot of different people."
Originally posted 12/11/2008 02:35PM
Who needs a limo: Miley Cyrus may now drive herself to the Golden Globe Awards (with a licensed adult).
The 16-year-old Hannah Montana star got her learner's permit on Wednesday, and less than 24 hours later woke up at 5:30 a.m. Thursday to texts telling her she nabbed a Globe nomination for Best Original Song for "I Thought I Lost You," the theme song for her movie Bolt.
"I'm so stoked! I never expected to get nominated," Cyrus tells PEOPLE. "I can't believe I'm on the same list as Clint Eastwood, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen and everyone else."
Originally posted 12/11/2008 01:00PM
The Golden Globe nominations are in – and many of the new nominees are expressing their excitement, gratitude and surprise.
Some stars, like first-time nominee Kevin Connolly, were woken up by the news at 5.a.m. L.A. time. The elated Entourage actor wasn't exactly dressed for the occasion. "I'm pacing around on my cordless phone in my underwear," he told PEOPLE.
Brooke Shields, who rose early to help announce the nominations, was thrilled for friend Tom Cruise, who nabbed a Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Musical nod for his nearly-unrecognizable turn as a fat, balding movie executive in Tropic Thunder. "I'm so glad for him!" Shields told PEOPLE. "I think it's ironic, all the work that he does [and] that's what he gets nominated for. I think he's done tremendous work so I think he's probably chuckling about it too."
Originally posted 12/11/2008 09:20AM
There may be another set of twins coming to the Jolie-Pitt household – twin Golden Globe Awards, that is.
Both Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were among those nominated Thursday morning for Golden Globes, part of Hollywood's pre-Oscar awards' season frenzy now underway.
Pitt was nominated for his leading dramatic role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which, along with director Ron Howard's adaptation of the stage drama Frost/Nixon and another stage-to-screen transfer, Doubt, led the Globes' list, with five nominations each.
The Reader, Revolutionary Road and Slumdog Millionaire are also nominees for best dramatic picture. Best musical or comedy movie nominees are Burn After Reading, Happy-Go-Lucky, In Bruges, Mamma Mia! and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
Originally posted 12/11/2008 08:45AM
Heath Ledger's no-holds-barred performance as the Joker in last summer's Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight has earned the late actor a posthumous Golden Globe nomination, announced Thursday morning.
Commenting on the honor of being nominated for best performance by an actor in a supporting role, Heath's Perth, Australia-based father, Kim Ledger, said in a statement to PEOPLE, "We thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for honoring Heath's performance in The Dark Knight."
He added, "This nomination is deeply appreciated and is not lost on those of us who continue to love and miss him. We are so proud our boy's work is being recognized in this way."
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