To quote Tom Hiddleston when he accepted his award for Best Actor in a TV Mini-Series: “Well, this is lovely.”
AMC NETWORKS’ The Night Manager won three out of the four gongs it was nominated for at the Golden Globes last night (January 8), with Tom’s co-stars Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman also bagging awards for their performances.
And though Olivia was not present to accept her award, both Tom and Hugh were their usual erudite selves, with Tom dedicating his win to international aid workers and Hugh, in a nod to his evil arms-trading character Richard Roper, to “psychotic billionaires everywhere.”
Tom’s cool was briefly interrupted, however, when Nicole Kidman crashed an interview he was doing on the red carpet, prompting him to interview her and get a “world exclusive”:
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 9, 2017
Other TV winners included The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Atlanta, and The Crown, all of which netted two awards each, for Best TV Mini-Series, Best TV Comedy, and Best TV Series, and acting awards for stars Sarah Paulson, Donald Glover, and Claire Foy respectively.
Away from TV, La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone swept the board, winning every one of the seven awards it was nominated for.
Moonlight, on the other hand, the other film tipped for Oscars success, missed out on all its nominations, except the night’s final award: Best Motion Picture, Drama.
Both films are expected to go head-to-head for the Best Picture Academy Award when nominations are announced on January 24. In the mean time, however, let’s raise a glass to our favorite Golden Globe stars.
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