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Los Angeles: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Elvis’ were nominated for best drama film at the Golden Globe awards next month when the ceremony returns to television after a year off following a diversity and ethics scandal.

‘The Banshees of Inisherin,’ a nominee for best comedy or musical film, led all movies with eight nominations on Monday from members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group that hands out the Globes and announces the nominations.

The ‘Avatar’ and ‘Top Gun’ sequels will face off against ‘Elvis,’ Steven Spielberg's semi-autobiographical film ‘The Fabelmans,’ and ‘Tar,’ the story of a manipulative conductor, for the top prize of best drama film.

‘Banshees,’ a dark comedy about a man trying to repair a friendship, will compete with ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once,’ ‘Babylon,’ ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,’ and ‘Triangle of Sadness.’ The Globes have been known as a glitzy, booze-fueled ceremony that kicks off Hollywood's awards season and helps propel nominees and winners in their quest for Oscars.

But the Globes where tainted after a 2021 Los Angeles Times investigation probed the association's practices and revealed the organization had no Black members. Tom Cruise returned his Golden Globe statues in protest, and longtime broadcaster NBC dropped the 2022 telecast.

The Comcast-owned network agreed to air the Globes again in 2023 after the organization made reforms. The ceremony will take place Jan. 10 and will also stream on Peacock.

Best actor nominees included Austin Butler for his portrayal of music legend Elvis Presley, Daniel Craig for ‘Glass Onion’ and Colin Farrell for ‘Banshees.’

Cate Blanchett was nominated for best drama actress for the lead role in ‘Tar’ alongside Viola Davis in ‘The Woman King,’ and Ana de Armas for playing Marilyn Monroe in ‘Blonde.’

In television categories, comedy ‘Abbott Elementary’ scored eight nominations, followed by royal family drama ‘The Crown.’ Searchlight Pictures, owned by Walt Disney Co, led all movie distributors with 12 nominations.

In TV categories, Warner Bros Discovery's HBO Max and Netflix Inc tied with 14 nods each.


Best picture, drama:

  • ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’;
  • ‘Elvis’;
  • ‘The Fabelmans’;
  • ‘Tár';
  • ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Best picture, musical or comedy:

  • ‘Babylon’;
  • ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’;
  • ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’;
  • ‘Triangle of Sadness.’

Best actress, drama:

  • Cate Blanchett, ‘Tár’;
  • Olivia Colman, ‘Empire of Light’;
  • Viola Davis, ‘The Woman King’;
  • Ana de Armas, ‘Blonde’;
  • Michelle Williams, ‘The Fabelmans.’

Best actor, drama:

  • Austin Butler, ‘Elvis’;
  • Brendan Fraser, ‘The Whale’;
  • Hugh Jackman, ‘The Son’;
  • Bill Nighy, ‘Living’;
  • Jeremy Pope, ‘The Inspection.’

Best actress, musical or comedy:

  • Lesley Manville, ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’;
  • Margot Robbie, ‘Babylon’;
  • Anya Taylor-Joy, ‘The Menu’;
  • Emma Thompson, ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’;
  • Michelle Yeoh, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once.’

Best actor, musical or comedy:

  • Diego Calva, ‘Babylon’;
  • Daniel Craig, ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’;
  • Adam Driver, ‘White Noise’;
  • Colin Farrell, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Ralph Fiennes, ‘The Menu.’

Supporting actress:

  • Angela Bassett, ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’;
  • Kerry Condon, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Jamie Lee Curtis,’ ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’;
  • Dolly de Leon, ‘Triangle of Sadness’;
  • Carey Mulligan, ‘She Said.’

Supporting actor:

  • Brendan Gleeson, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Barry Keoghan, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Brad Pitt, ‘Babylon’;
  • Ke Huy Quan, ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’;
  • Eddie Redmayne, ‘The Good Nurse.’


  • ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’;
  • ‘Inu-Oh’;
  • ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’;
  • ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’;
  • 'Turning Red.’

Non-English Language:

  • ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’;
  • ‘Argentina, 1985’;
  • ‘Close’;
  • ‘Decision to Leave’;
  • ‘RRR.’


  • Todd Field, ‘Tár’;
  • Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’;
  • Martin McDonagh, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Sarah Polley, ‘Women Talking’;
  • Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, ‘The Fabelmans.’


  • James Cameron, ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’;
  • Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’;
  • Baz Luhrmann, ‘Elvis’; Martin McDonagh,
  • ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Steven Spielberg, ‘The Fabelmans.’

Original song:

  • ‘Carolina,’ from ‘Where the Crawdads Sing,’ music by Taylor Swift;
  • ‘Ciao Papa,’ from ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,’ music by Alexandre Desplat;
  • ‘Hold My Hand,’ from ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ music by Lady Gaga, BloodPop, Benjamin Rice’;
  • ‘Lift Me Up,’ from ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,’ music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson;
  • ‘Naatu Naatu,’ from ‘RRR,’ music by M.M. Keeravani.

Original score:

  • Carter Burwell, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’;
  • Alexandre Desplat, ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’;
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir, ‘Women Talking’;
  • Justin Hurwitz, ‘Babylon’;
  • John Williams, ‘The Fabelmans.’


Drama series:

‘Better Call Saul’; ‘The Crown’; ‘House of the Dragon’; ‘Ozark’; ‘Severance.’

Comedy series:

‘Abbott Elementary’; ‘The Bear’; ‘Hacks’; ‘Only Murders in the Building’; ‘Wednesday.’

  • ‘Abbott Elementary’;
  • ‘The Bear’;
  • ‘Hacks’;
  • ‘Only Murders in the Building’;
  • ‘Wednesday.’

Limited Series:

  • ‘Black Bird’;
  • ‘Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’;
  • ‘Pam and Tommy’;
  • ‘The Dropout’;
  • ‘The White Lotus.’

Actress, drama series:

  • Emma D’Arcy, ‘House of the Dragon’;
  • Laura Linney, ‘Ozark’;
  • Imelda Staunton, ‘The Crown’;
  • Hilary Swank, ‘Alaska Daily’;
  • Zendaya, ‘Euphoria.’

Actor, drama series:

  • Jeff Bridges, The Old Man’;
  • Kevin Costner, ‘Yellowstone’;
  • Diego Luna, ‘Andor’;
  • Bob Odenkirk, ‘Better Call Saul’;
  • Adam Scott, ‘Severance.’

Actress, comedy or musical series:

  • Quinta Brunson, ‘Abbott Elementary’;
  • Kaley Cuoco, ‘The Flight Attendant’;
  • Selena Gomez, ‘Only Murders in the Building’;
  • Jenna Ortega, ‘Wednesday’;
  • Jean Smart, ‘Hacks.’

Actor, comedy or musical series:

  • Donald Glover, ‘Atlanta’;
  • Bill Hader, ‘Barry’;
  • Steve Martin, ‘Only Murders in the Building’;
  • Martin Short, ‘Only Murders in the Building’;
  • Jeremy Allen White, ‘The Bear.’

Actress, limited series:

  • Jessica Chastain, ‘George & Tammy’;
  • Julia Garner, ‘Inventing Anna’;
  • Lily James, ‘Pam & Tommy’;
  • Julia Roberts, ‘Gaslit’;
  • Amanda Seyfried, ‘The Dropout.’

Actor, limited series:

  • Taron Egerton, ‘Black Bird’;
  • Colin Firth, ‘The Staircase’;
  • Andrew Garfield, ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’;
  • Evan Peters, ‘Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’;
  • Sebastian Stan, ‘Pam & Tommy.’

Supporting actress, musical, comedy or drama:

  • Elizabeth Debicki, ‘The Crown’;
  • Hannah Einbinder, ‘Hacks’; Julia Garner,
  • ‘Ozark’; Janelle James,
  • ‘Abbott Elementary’;
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph, ‘Abbott Elementary.’

Supporting actor, musical, comedy or drama:

  • John Lithgow, ‘The Old Man’;
  • Jonathan Pryce, ‘The Crown’;
  • John Turturro, ‘Severance’;
  • Tyler James Williams, ‘Abbott Elementary’;
  • Henry Winkler, ‘Barry.’

Supporting actor, limited series:

  • F. Murray Abraham, ‘The White Lotus’;
  • Domhnall Gleeson, ‘The Patient’;
  • Paul Walter Hauser, ‘Black Bird’;
  • Richard Jenkins, ‘‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’;
  • Seth Rogen, ‘Pam & Tommy.’

Supporting actress, limited series:

  • Jennifer Coolidge, ‘The White Lotus’;
  • Claire Danes, ‘Fleishman is in Trouble’;
  • Daisy Edgar-Jones, ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’;
  • Niecy Nash, ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’;
  • Aubrey Plaza, ‘The White Lotus.’