The King`s Speech leads way at Golden Globes

Dec 14, 2010

British drama The King's Speech led the way with seven Golden Globe nominations when they were announced today.

The movie, starring Colin Firth, was followed closely by The Social Network and The Fighter, which each had six nominations for the 68th annual awards.

Best movie will be contested by The King's Speech, The Social Network, Black Swan, The Fighter and Inception.

The award for best actor in a motion picture drama will be fought out between Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network, Colin Firth for The King's Speech, James Franco for 127 Hours, Ryan Gosling for Blue Valentine and Mark Wahlberg for The Fighter.

Best actress in a motion picture drama will be chosen from between Halle Berry for Frankie and Alice, Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole, Jennifer Lawrence for Winter's Bone, Natalie Portman for Black Swan and Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine.

Johnny Depp also scored two nominations for best actor in a motion picture comedy or musical for Alice in Wonderland and The Tourist.

On the TV side of the awards hit musical show Glee led with five nominations, while eight other TV shows, including Mad Men, 30 Rock, Modern Family and Dexter, each had three nominations.

British funnyman Ricky Gervais will host the awards from Los Angeles on January 16.



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