The 2007 Golden Globes Nominees

The 64th Annual Golden Globe awards are held January 15th but this morning their much anticipated nominations list was announced with “Babel” leading the pack with seven nominations including Best Picture. Also scoring well were the musical “Dreamgirls” (5), Martin Scorsese’s crime drama “The Departed” (6), and “The Queen” (4).

Amongst the more notable inclusions are three double headers this year. Leonardo DiCaprio will be competing against himself in the Best Actor category, as will Clint Eastwood in the Best Director category and Helen Mirren in the Best Actress in a Mini-Series category. Also suprising were “Apocalypto” and “Letters from Iwo Jima” making it into the foreign language category.

On the TV front, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Weeds” lead the pack with four nominations each. This past season newcomers also fared well with “Big Love” and “Ugly Betty” landing two nominations, whilst “Heroes”, “30 Rock” and “Dexter” took one each.

Best Motion Picture – Drama: “Babel”
“The Departed”
“Little Children”
“The Queen”

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical: “Borat”
“The Devil Wears Prada”
“Little Miss Sunshine”
“Thank You For Smoking”

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama: Penélope Cruz for “Volver”
Judi Dench for “Notes On A Scandal”
Maggie Gyllenhaal for “Sherrybaby”
Helen Mirren for “The Queen”
Kate Winslet for ” Little Children”

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama: Leonardo Dicaprio for “Blood Diamond”
Leonardo Dicaprio for ” The Departed”
Peter O’toole for “Venus”
Will Smith for “The Pursuit Of Happyness”
Forest Whitaker for “The Last King Of Scotland”

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical: Annette Bening for “Running With Scissors”
Toni Collette for “Little Miss Sunshine”
Beyoncé Knowles for “Dreamgirls”
Meryl Streep for “The Devil Wears Prada”
Renee Zellweger for “Miss Potter”

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical: Sacha Baron Cohen for “Borat”
Johnny Depp for “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
Aaron Eckhart for “Thank You For Smoking”
Chiwetel Ejiofor for “Kinky Boots”
Will Ferrell for “Stranger Than Fiction”

Best Animated Feature Film: “Cars”
“Happy Feet”
“Monster House”

Best Foreign Language Film: “Apocalypto” (Usa)

“Letters From Iwo Jima” (Usa/Japan)

“The Lives Of Others” (Germany)

“Pan’s Labyrinth” (Mexico)

“Volver” (Spain)

Best Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture: Adriana Barraza for “Babel”
Cate Blanchett for “Notes On A Scandal”
Emily Blunt for “The Devil Wears Prada”
Jennifer Hudson for “Dreamgirls”
Rinko Kikuchi for “Babel”

Best Supporting Actor In A Motion Picture: Ben Affleck for “Hollywoodland”
Eddie Murphy for “Dreamgirls”
Jack Nicholson for “The Departed”
Brad Pitt for “Babel”
Mark Wahlberg for “The Departed”

Best Director – Motion Picture: Clint Eastwood for “Flags Of Our Fathers”
Clint Eastwood for “Letters From Iwo Jima”
Stephen Frears for “The Queen”
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu for “Babel”
Martin Scorsese for “The Departed”

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture: Guillermo Arriaga for “Babel”
Todd Field & Tom Perrotta for “Little Children”
Patrick Marber for “Notes On A Scandal”
William Monahan for “The Departed”
Peter Morgan for “The Queen”

Best Original Score – Motion Picture: Alexandre Desplat for ” The Painted Veil”
Clint Mansell for “The Fountain”
Gustavo Santaolalla for “Babel”
Carlo Siliotto for “Nomad”
Hans Zimmer for “The Da Vinci Code”

Best Original Song – Motion Picture: “A Father’s Way” — The Pursuit Of Happyness
Music By: Seal And Christopher Bruce. Lyrics By: Seal

“Listen” — Dreamgirls
Music & Lyrics By: Henry Krieger, Anne Preven, Scott Cutler And Beyoncé Knowles

“Never Gonna Break My Faith” — Bobby
Music & Lyrics By: Bryan Adams, Eliot Kennedy And Andrea Remanda

“The Song Of The Heart” — Happy Feet
Music & Lyrics By: Prince Rogers Nelson

“Try Not To Remember” — Home Of The Brave
Music & Lyrics By: Sheryl Crow

Best Television Series – Drama: 24 (Fox)
Big Love (Hbo)
Grey’s Anatomy (Abc)
Heroes (Nbc)
Lost (Abc)

Best Actress In A Television Series – Drama: Patricia Arquette for “Medium”
Edie Falco for “The Sopranos”
Evangeline Lilly for “Lost”
Ellen Pompeo for “Grey’s Anatomy”
Kyra Sedgwick for ” The Closer”

Best Actor In A Television Series – Drama: Patrick Dempsey for “Grey’s Anatomy”
Michael C. Hall for “Dexter”
Hugh Laurie for “House”
Bill Paxton for “Big Love”
Kiefer Sutherland for “24”

Best Television Series – Comedy Or Musical: Desperate Housewives (Abc)
Entourage (Hbo)
The Office (Nbc)
Ugly Betty (Abc)
Weeds (Showtime)

Best Actress In A Television Series -Comedy Or Musical: Marcia Cross for “Desperate Housewives”
America Ferrera for “Ugly Betty”
Felicity Huffman for “Desperate Housewives”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus for “The New Adventures Of Old Christine”
Mary-Louise Parker for “Weeds”

Best Actor In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical: Alec Baldwin for “30 Rock”
Zach Braff for “Scrubs”
Steve Carrell for “The Office”
Jason Lee for “My Name Is Earl”
Tony Shalhoub for “Monk”

Best Mini-Series Or TV Movie
: Bleak House (Pbs)
Broken Trail (Amc)
Elizabeth I (Hbo)
Mrs. Harris (Hbo)
Prime Suspect: The Final Act (Pbs)

Best Actress In A Mini-Series Or TV Movie
Gillian Anderson for “Bleak House”
Annette Bening for “for “Mrs. Harris”
Helen Mirren for “Elizabeth I”
Helen Mirren for “Prime Suspect: The Final Act”
Sophie Okonedo for “Tsunami, The Aftermath”

Best Actor In A Mini-Series Or TV Movie

André Braugher for “Thief”
Robert Duvall for “Broken Trail”
Michael Ealy for “Sleeper Cell: American Terror”
Chiwetel Ejiofor for “Tsunami, The Aftermath”
Ben Kingsley for “Mrs. Harris”
Bill Nighy for “Gideon’s Daughter”
Matthew Perry for “The Ron Clark Story”

Best Supporting Actress In A Series, Mini-Series Or TV Movie
Emily Blunt for “Gideon’s Daughter”
Toni Collette for “Tsunami, The Aftermath”
Katherine Heigl for “Grey’s Anatomy”
Sarah Paulson for “Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip”
Elizabeth Perkins for “Weeds”

Best Supporting Actor In A Series, Mini-Series Or TV Movie: Thomas Haden Church for “Broken Trail”
Jeremy Irons for “Elizabeth I”
Justin Kirk for “Weeds”
Masi Oka for “Heroes”
Jeremy Piven for “Entourage”