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2008-12-26 14:00:17

Glenn Close, Ricky Gervais and Jake Gyllenhaal have signed up to be presenters at The 66th annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, organizers said. The prize presentation honoring the best in film and television in 2008 is to be telecast live on NBC Jan. 11 from The Beverly Hilton. Close, Gervais and Gyllenhaal join previously announced presenters Simon Baker, Drew Barrymore, Sacha Baron Cohen, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler and Seth Rogen. The Hollywood Foreign Press...

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2008-12-22 09:12:00

Simon Baker, Drew Barrymore and Sacha Baron Cohen have agreed to be presenters at The 66th annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, organizers say. The event honoring the best of movies and television programs in 2008 will be telecast live on NBC Jan. 11 from The Beverly Hilton. Director Steven Spielberg is to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the event for his outstanding contribution to the entertainment field, the association, which...

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2008-12-11 08:52:35

Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet each earned nods for two Golden Globe Awards when nominations were announced Thursday in Los Angeles. Streep was nominated for the best actress trophies in both the drama and comedy/musical film categories for her work in Doubt and Mamma Mia, respectively. Winslet was nominated for best actress for her performance in the big-screen drama Revolutionary Road and for best supporting actress for her work in the movie The Reader. Also shortlisted for the best actress...

2008-07-21 12:00:51

DALLAS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, HDNet Movies presents a programming event to celebrate director Steven Spielberg as one of the most influential figures in cinema. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080313/LATH533LOGO) Beginning Monday, July 28, HDNet Movies subscribers will get a chance to sample some of the early work that helped solidify Spielberg's position as a top Hollywood director, including "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,""Close Encounters of the Third Kind,"...

2008-05-19 12:00:31

LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar(R) nominated and Golden Globe(R) winner Sigourney Weaver ("Aliens,""Ice Storm,""Gorillas in the Mist") has signed on to star and co-produce the Lifetime Original Movie, "Prayers for Bobby," marking her first performance in a made for television movie. Based on a true story and Leroy Aarons' book of the same name, Weaver stars as Mary Griffith, a profoundly religious wife and mother who begins to question her faith after the suicide of her beloved...

2006-02-24 03:13:22

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Golden Globe winners Rachel Griffiths and Calista Flockhart have been tapped to star in ABC's drama pilot "Brothers & Sisters." The project is a family soap centering on adult siblings. Previously cast in the pilot -- written by Jon Robin Baitz and to be directed by Ken Olin -- are Ron Rifkin, Balthazar Getty and Dave Annable. Griffiths won a Golden Globe in 2002 for her role as Brenda on Alan Ball's acclaimed HBO drama "Six...

2006-01-18 04:08:56

By Martin A. Grove LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With "Brokeback Mountain" and "Walk the Line" taking the top feature prizes at the Golden Globes Awards, their Oscar prospects are greatly enhanced in this last week of Academy voting. While no one knows how many Academy members held off returning their nomination ballots until after Monday's Globes telecast, it's a good bet that some did since the deadline is not until January 21 -- 10 days before Oscar nominations are...

2006-01-17 15:19:43

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The move to Monday gave a boost to this year's Golden Globe Awards telecast, which rebounded from the drubbing the ceremony took last year against competition from the show that won its second consecutive comedy series statuette, ABC's "Desperate Housewives." NBC's 8-11 p.m. telecast of the 63rd annual Golden Globe Awards brought in 18.7 million viewers and 6.3 rating/15 share in the adults 18-49 demographic, according to...

2006-01-17 05:18:57

By Bob Tourtellotte BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - A heady mix of political drama and romance -- both gay and straight -- won major Golden Globe Awards on Monday with "Brokeback Mountain" earning the best film drama prize and "Walk the Line" best musical or comedy. "Brokeback," which has wowed critics and found a sizable audience at box offices with its homosexual love story, walked off with four Golden Globes, more than any movie, including best director for Ang Lee,...

2006-01-17 00:55:00

By Bob Tourtellotte BEVERLY HILLS, California -- A heady mix of political drama and romance -- both gay and straight -- won major Golden Globe Awards on Monday with "Brokeback Mountain" earning the best film drama prize and "Walk the Line" best musical or comedy. "Brokeback," which has wowed critics and found a sizable audience at box offices with its homosexual love story, walked off with four Golden Globes, more than any movie, including best director for Ang Lee, screenplay and song. The...


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