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Eddie Redmayne scoops second consecutive Golden Globe nomination

British actor Eddie Redmayne has been nominated for Best Actor at the 2016 Golden Globe awards, putting him on course to win the accolade for the second consecutive year.

The Oscar winner, who took the 2015 Best Actor Globe for The Theory of Everything, has scored his second nomination in a row after winning acclaim for his portrayal of one of the world's first recipients of gender reassignment surgery in The Danish Girl.


He will compete against Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs) and Will Smith (Concussion).


Redmayne's co-star Alicia Vikander scoops a nomination for Best Actress and she faces tough competition from Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, both for Carol, Brooklyn's Saoirse Ronan and Brie Larson for Room.


Carol is named in the Best Motion Picture - Drama category alongside The Revenant, Room, Spotlight and Mad Max: Fury Road, and the musical or comedy nominees include The Big Short, Joy, The Martian, Spy and Trainwreck.


Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence lands a nomination for Best Actress - Musical or Comedy for Joy and she will go up against Melissa McCarthy (Spy), Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van) and Lily Tomlin (Grandma).


The Big Short co-stars Christian Bale and Steve Carell will go head-to-head for the Best Actor - Musical or Comedy accolade alongside Matt Damon (The Martian), Al Pacino (Danny Collins) and Mark Ruffalo (Infinitely Polar Bear).


In TV, Empire, Game of Thrones, Mr. Robot, Narcos and Outlander are nominated for Best Drama Series, while Casual, Mozart in the Jungle, Orange is the New Black, Silicon Valley, Transparent and Veep are in the running for the comedy series prize.


Lady Gaga is nominated for Best Actress in a Mini-series or TV Movie for her role in TV series American Horror Story: Hotel, and she will go up against actresses including Kirsten Dunst (Fargo), Felicity Huffman (American Crime) and Queen Latifah (Bessie).


Sam Smith's James Bond theme Writing's on the Wall, which featured in Spectre, is nominated for Best Original Song, going up against Ellie Goulding's Love Me Like You Do from Fifty Shades of Grey, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's See You Again from Furious 7 and One Kind of Love from Beach Boys movie Love & Mercy.


Denzel Washington will be honoured for his career with the Cecil B. DeMille Award.


The nominations were announced by Angela Bassett, Chloe Grace Moretz, Dennis Quaid, and America Ferrera at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday (10Dec15).


The 73rd annual Golden Globes will be held at the same hotel on 10 January (16). Comedian Ricky Gervais returns for his fourth stint as host.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Best Motion Picture - Drama:


Carol


Mad Max: Fury Road


The Revenant


Room


Spotlight

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama:


Bryan Cranston - Trumbo


Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant


Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs


Eddie Redmayne - The Danish Girl


Will Smith - Concussion

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama:


Cate Blanchett - Carol


Brie Larson - Room


Rooney Mara - Carol


Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn


Alicia Vikander - The Danish Girl

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy:


The Big Short


Joy


The Martian


Spy


Trainwreck

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy:


Christian Bale - The Big Short


Steve Carell - The Big Short


Matt Damon - The Martian


Al Pacino - Danny Collins


Mark Ruffalo - Infinitely Polar Bear

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy:


Jennifer Lawrence - Joy


Melissa McCarthy - Spy


Amy Schumer - Trainwreck


Maggie Smith - The Lady in the Van


Lily Tomlin - Grandma

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:


Paul Dano - Love & Mercy


Idris Elba - Beasts of No Nation


Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies


Michael Shannon - 99 Homes


Sylvester Stallone - Creed

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture:


Jane Fonda - Youth


Jennifer Jason Leigh - The Hateful Eight


Helen Mirren - Trumbo


Alicia Vikander - Ex Machina


Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs

Best Director:


Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - The Revenant


Todd Haynes - Carol


Tom McCarthy - Spotlight


George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road


Ridley Scott - The Martian

Best Screenplay:


Emma Donoghue - Room


Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer - Spotlight


Charles Randolph and Adam McKay - The Big Short


Aaron Sorkin - Steve Jobs


Quentin Tarantino - The Hateful Eight

Best Original Score:


Carter Burwell - Carol


Alexandre Desplat - The Danish Girl


Ennio Morricone - The Hateful Eight


Daniel Pemberton - Steve Jobs


Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto - The Revenant

Best Original Song:


Love Me Like You Do - Fifty Shades of Grey


One Kind of Love - Love & Mercy


See You Again - Furious 7


Simple Song #3 - Youth


Writing's on the Wall - Spectre

Best Animated Feature Film:


Anomalisa


The Good Dinosaur


Inside Out


The Peanuts Movie


Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Foreign Language Film:


The Brand New Testament


The Club


The Fencer


Mustang


Son of Saul

Best TV Series - Drama:


Empire


Game of Thrones


Mr. Robot


Narcos


Outlander

Best Actor in a TV Series - Drama:


Jon Hamm - Mad Men


Rami Malek - Mr. Robot


Wagner Moura - Narcos


Bob Odenkirk - Better Call Saul


Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan

Best Actress in a TV Series - Drama:


Caitriona Balfe - Outlander


Viola Davis - How to Get Away with Murder


Eva Green - Penny Dreadful


Taraji P. Henson - Empire


Robin Wright - House of Cards

Best TV Series - Comedy:


Casual


Mozart in the Jungle


Orange is the New Black


Silicon Valley


Transparent


Veep

Best Actor in a TV Series - Comedy:


Aziz Ansari - Master of None


Gael Garcia Bernal - Mozart in the Jungle


Rob Lowe - The Grinder


Patrick Stewart - Blunt Talk


Jeffrey Tambor - Transparent

Best Actress in a TV Series - Comedy:


Rachel Bloom - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend


Jamie Lee Curtis - Scream Queens


Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep


Gina Rodriguez - Jane the Virgin


Lily Tomlin - Grace and Frankie

Best TV Miniseries or Movie:


American Crime


American Horror Story: Hotel


Fargo


Flesh and Bone


Wolf Hall

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie:


Idris Elba - Luther


Oscar Isaac - Show Me a Hero


David Oyelowo - Nightingale


Mark Rylance - Wolf Hall


Patrick Wilson - Fargo

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie:


Kirsten Dunst - Fargo


Lady Gaga - American Horror Story: Hotel


Felicity Huffman - American Crime


Queen Latifah - Bessie


Sarah Hay - Flesh and Bone

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie:


Alan Cumming - The Good Wife


Damian Lewis - Wolf Hall


Ben Mendelsohn - Bloodline


Tobias Menzies - Outlander


Christian Slater - Mr. Robot

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series, or TV Movie:


Uzo Aduba - Orange is the New Black


Joanne Froggatt - Downton Abbey


Regina King - American Crime


Judith Light - Transparent


Maura Tierney - The Affair.