Nominees for the Golden Globes were announced this morning and two actors stood out from the rest:
- Leonardo DiCaprio, who scored best actor in a drama nods for both Blood Diamond and The Departed.
- Jennifer Hudson, nominated for best supporting actress in her big-screen debut, Dreamgirls.
"I'm overwhelmed right now," Hudson said on the Today show. "I just started screaming when they said the names."
Comedy/musical actress nominees are: Annette Bening, Running With Scissors; Toni Collette, Little Miss Sunshine; Beyonce, Dreamgirls; Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada; and Rene Zellweger, Miss Potter.
Besides Murphy, other supporting actor nominees include: Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg (in The Departed) and Brad Pitt (Babel).