Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, start warming up!
Thursday morning brought the Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, in anticipation of when the two women will host the freewheeling ceremony come next month.
As expected, there were major showings for the movies 12 Years a Slave, which led Wednesday’s Screen Actors Guild nominations, and American Hustle, already winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Award for best film.
Completely shut out, to the surprise of many, were SAG nominees Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker – in fact, everything and everybody with anything to do with Lee Daniels’ The Butler.
The 71st annual Golden Globes will air live on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 12. For a complete list of nominations, click here.
Among the major nominees in the movie categories:
Best Motion Picture Drama
12 Years a Slave
Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Wolf of Wall Street
Best Actor in a Drama
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford, All Is Lost
Best Actress in a Comedy
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
Best Drama TV Series
The Good Wife
House of Cards
Masters of Sex
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick’s daughter, Sosie Bacon, will serve as Miss Golden Globe 2014.
Woody Allen is to receive the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award, though it had been reported by Deadline.com that the notoriously events-shy filmmaker will not attend and his longtime muse, sometime leading lady and former companion, Diane Keaton, will accept on his behalf.