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TV drama series “Big Little Lies” and adventure-fantasy film “The Shape of Water” garnered the most number of nominations at the 75th Golden Globe Awards, as revealed at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on December 11, according to the award-giving body’s website.
Four-time Emmy and one-time Golden Globe winner Alfre Woodard (“Miss Evers’ Boys,” “The Practice”), Emmy and Golden Globe recipient Sharon Stone (“Basic Instinct,” “The Specialist”), actress-voice actress Kristen Bell (“Veronica Mars,” “Frozen”), and actor-model-singer Garrett Hedlund (“Tron: Legacy,” “Pan”) announced the nominees in the 25 categories.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Meher Tatna and TV producer Barry Adelman joined them as presenters.
For TV categories, Jean-Marc Vallee’s seven-episode “Big Little Lies,” which touches on domestic violence, received six nominations.
The central characters are wives played by Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley.
Based on Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel of the same name, this HBO hit series won eight times at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in September 2017.
The first season premiered this year in February and ended in April.It will return for a second season, according to Variety.
As for the film categories, Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” earned seven nominations.
Set in the early 1960s, English actress Sally Hawkins plays the lead role of a mute janitor working in a research facility who fell in love with an amphibious human-like creature.
The movie also stars Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer (“The Help,”), two-time Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (“Nocturnal Animals”), and Emmy winner and Oscar-nominee Richard Jenkins (“Olive Kitteridge”).
The 75th edition of the annual Golden Globes will be held at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton on January 7, 2018.
TV host-comedian-writer Seth Meyers (“Late Night with Seth Meyers”) will emcee the ceremony.