On Wednesday the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced it had selected ”Killing Eve” star Sandra Oh and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s” Andy Samberg to host the 2019 Golden Globes awards ceremony. The pair presented an award together at the Emmys in September. Samberg previously hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2015 and the Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2013.
The 2019 Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday and the nominees are celebrating their good news. Emily Blunt was nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Mary Poppins Returns. “Thank you ever so much to the HFPA! I’m blown away and over the moon. I delighted in playing every aspect of this extraordinary and iconic character,” Blunt wrote.
Spike Lee was nominated for Best Direction for a Motion Picture, for BlacKkKlansman. “I found out about these Golden Globe Nominations for ‘BLACKkKLANSMAN’ in between advising my NYU Grad School students because I teach on Thursdays. The first word that came to mind was ‘BOOM SHAKALAKA’. Thank you to the HFPA!”
Rami Malek earned this third Golden Globe nomination on Thursday. His role as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody earned him a nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture. “ It’s a phenomenal feeling. It’s such a profound thing to have accomplished what we did on this film, and to be a small part of telling [Freddie Mercury’s] story. I feel so fortunate and humbled by it all.”
Darren Criss was nominated in the Best Actor, Limited Series or TV movie category for his role in The Assassination of Gianni Versace. He tweeted, Growing up I always loved watching the @goldenglobes with family & friends, so just to be in the room is a thrill- but to be nominated is insane. What an honor to be included with such wonderful actors.”