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"12 Years a Slave" leads Golden Globe nods

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 01:22

Dec. 12 - The latest celebrity news including ''12 Years a Slave'' earns seven Golden Globe Nominations. John Russell reports.

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The historical drama "12 Years a Slave" earned seven Golden Globe nominations when they were announced on Thursday (December 12), including one for actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and a nod for the coveted best motion picture drama. "American Hustle" also earned seven nods. In addition to best picture musical or comedy, the film's actors Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence all earned a nomination. "Captain Phillips" secured four nominations, including one for lead actor Tom Hanks. And "Gravity" also took four nods, including one for Sandra Bullock for best actress in a motion picture drama. The Golden Globes, organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be handed out on January 12 in Beverly Hills. Tony award-winning actress Idina Menzel and her actor husband, Taye Diggs, have separated after 10 years of marriage. The couple have a 4-year old son, Walker. Menzel and Diggs met on the set of the Broadway musical "Rent" in the '90s and reprised their roles for the 2005 movie adaptation. "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" rolls out in North America theaters on Friday (December 13), and is expected to breathe out more than 82 million in box-office fire over the weekend, with a projected total earning of 280 million. It is the second of three movies based on the Hobbit novels.

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"12 Years a Slave" leads Golden Globe nods

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 01:22