'King's Speech' and 'Glee' lead Golden Globe nominations

Canadian Ryan Gosling nominated for best actor

King’s Speech is the big winner of this year’s Golden Globes nominations—the biopic on King George VI has earned seven, including best dramatic film. The other for best drama nods went to The Fighter, Inception, Black Swan and The Social Network. In the television categories, Glee led the competition with five nominations. Best Actor nods went to: James Franco (127 Hours), Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter), Colin Firth (King’s Speech) and Canadian Ryan Gosling (Blue Valentine). Best Actress nods went to: Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine), Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone), Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole) and Halle Berry (Frankie and Alice). Actors from two Canadian productions were nominated for “best actor in a comedy or musical.” Kevin Spacey was nominated for Casino Jack and Paul Giamatti for Barney’s Version. The 68th Annual Golden Globes will be hosted by comedian Ricky Gervais on Jan. 16 in Hollywood.

CBC News

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