Golden Globes 2016: Nominations announced

Posted at 9:53 AM, Dec 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-10 09:54:04-05

(CNN) — The nominations for the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning.

The nominees for best motion picture drama are “Spotlight,” “The Revenant,” “Carol,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Room.”

The nominees for best motion picture comedy or musical are “The Martian,” “Trainwreck,” “The Big Short,” “Joy” and “Spy.”

The nominees for best actor in a drama are Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”), Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Revenant”), Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”), Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”) and Will Smith (“Concussion”).

The nominees for best actress in a drama are Cate Blanchett (“Carol”), Brie Larson (“Room”), Rooney Mara (“Carol”), Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”) and Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”).

The nominees for best actor in a comedy or musical are Matt Damon (“The Martian”), Steve Carell (“The Big Short”), Christian Bale (“The Big Short”), Al Pacino (“Danny Collins”) and Mark Ruffalo (“Infinitely Polar Bear”).

The nominees for best actress in a comedy or musical are Jennifer Lawrence (“Joy”), Melissa McCarthy (“Spy”), Amy Schumer (“Trainwreck”), Lily Tomlin (“Grandma”) and Maggie Smith (“The Lady in the Van”).

The nominees for best supporting actor are Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies”), Sylvester Stallone (“Creed”), Idris Elba (“Beasts of No Nation”), Paul Dano (“Love and Mercy”) and Michael Shannon (“99 Homes”).

The nominees for best supporting actress are Jennifer Jason Leigh (” The Hateful Eight”), Helen Mirren (“Trumbo”), Kate Winslet (“Steve Jobs”), Jane Fonda (“Youth”) and Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”).

The nominees for best director are Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”), Ridley Scott (“The Martian”), Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“The Revenant”), George Miller (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) and Todd Haynes (“Carol”).

The nominees for best screenplay are “Steve Jobs,” “Spotlight,” “The Hateful Eight,” “Room” and “The Big Short.”

The nominees for best animated film are “Anomalisa,” “The Good Dinosaur,” “Inside Out,” “The Peanuts Movie” and “Shaun the Sheep Movie.”

The nominees for best TV drama are “Empire,” “Game of Thrones,” “Mr. Robot,” “Narcos” and “Outlander.”

The nominees for best TV comedy are “Casual,” “Mozart in the Jungle,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “Silicon Valley,” “Transparent” and “Veep.”

Denzel Washington will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for making an “incredible impact on the world of entertainment.”

The Globes are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

The Globe nominations conclude the first wave of selections for “awards season,” which included Wednesday’s SAG Awards nominations, Monday’s Grammy nominations and releases of critics’ and organizations’ best-of lists. The march continues through the Academy Award nominations, announced January 14, and conclude with the Academy Awards on February 28.

The Golden Globe ceremony, often a raucous affair, will be held January 10 with Ricky Gervais as host. The show will air on NBC.