Golden Globe Awards 2006

196 Features, 139 Television Series and 49 Made-for-TV Films/ Mini-Series Eligible for 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

To Be Telecast Live on NBC at 8 PM
on Monday, January 16, 2006

Russell Crowe and Paul Giamatti Garner 2005 Golden Globe (R) Nominations* for Their Performances in One of the Year's Most Powerful and Inspiring Films 'Cinderella Man'

196 feature films (115 drama and 81 comedies or musicals), 139 television series (79 drama and 60 comedies), 49 mini-series or telefilms and 60 foreign language films have been qualified for the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards consideration honoring 2005 achievements, it was announced by Philip Berk, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

In addition, 96 songs are eligible for the Golden Globe for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture.

The nominations for the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards will take place Tuesday, December 13 at the Beverly Hilton. The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards will take place Monday, January 16, 2006, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with a live telecast airing on NBC at 8 p.m.(EST). The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards will be produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Allen Shapiro and Barry Adelman are executive producers. Chris Donovan is director. Al Schwartz is consulting producer. Ken Shapiro is producer. Ron Weed is co-producer.

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Celebrity Quotes

"I'm always very gratified when anyone likes a movie I've done but I can't take the credit - it's a triumph for the cast."-Woody Allen's statement on receiving film, director and screenplay nominations for Match Point

"This is thrilling for all of us who journeyed around the world to make THE CONSTANT GARDENER. I'm so thankful to the HFPA for recognizing the film and Rachel this morning. It's a great day."- Fernando Meirelles (director)

"We (Tim, Eric and I) are thrilled; its such a great honor.  Its fantastic to be in such good company." Paul Webster (Producer of Pride & Prejudice ** Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of WORKING TITLE. They, along with Paul Webster, produced PRIDE & PREJUDICE.

"This is very exciting news, a fantastic start to the awards season.  We're thrilled."- Gail King (Executive Producer) and Simon Channing Williams (producer) of The Constant Gardener. 

“We are thrilled that our film is receiving so much recognition. And our wonderful family on Brokeback-Ang and every one of our cast and crew-deserves tremendous credit. It is a true collaboration, in every sense. As screenwriters, we feel both humbled and incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to work on material with such depth, resonance and power.” Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana (screenplay writers)

"My heartfelt thanks to the HFPA for these two nominations. It was an honor scoring the film for Ang Lee, and I loved writing the song 'A Love That Will Never Grow Old' with Bernie Taupin for Emmylou Harris to sing. They are all masters, and I am proud to have collaborated with them on this beautiful and important movie."-- Gustavo Santaolalla, Brokeback Mountain (Best Score, and Best Original Song)

"This is very exciting news, a fantastic start to the awards season.  We're thrilled and particularly delighted for Fernando Meirelles and Rachel Weisz."-Simon Channing Williams, producer, and Gail Egan, executive producer, THE CONSTANT GARDENER

"My deepest thanks for this recognition. I am so touched that the HFPA members have honored so many of the people who worked on BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. With the support of these nominations, this universal love story will be seen and heard by more and more people all over the globe." ANG LEE: Director, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN

"We all felt that this was such a special film from the beginning as it was being made and to see this kind of reaction from the public and now the Hollywood Foreign Press - we are all so excited."Bill Pohlad, Executive Producer "Brokeback Mountain"

 "It's a real honor to be a part of a movie that has been as well-received as BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has, and I'm so proud of it." -- Heath Ledger


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