Director Quentin Tarantino and actresses Ana de Armas and Jamie Lee Curtis are some of the stars who will attend the Golden Globes galaupon his return after the scandal that occurred around the 2021 ceremony.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced it in a statement the first round of speakers who will be part of the 80th edition of these prizes trying to recover the lost prestige after the controversy over corruption and the lack of diversity of its latest installment.
The list of 11 personalities announced This Tuesday is rounded out by Ana Gasteyer, Billy Porter, Colman Domingo, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Natasha Lyonne, Nicole Byer, Niecy Nash and Tracy Morgan.
Previously, the trade magazine Variety announced that among the artists who would be attending the gala following their nominations was Steven Spielberg, along with part of his team working at The Fabelmansas Michelle Williams and screenwriter Tony Kushner.
It is also expected to participate in the ceremony of Austin Butlerprotagonist of Elvis; Kevin Costner for the series yellowstone; directors Rian Johnson of Glass onion: a knife-edged mysteryGuillermo del Toro which adds three nominations for Pinocchioand James Cameron, on his return as director with Avatar: The Way of Water.
The confirmation of the personalities is a respite for the organizers of the Golden Globes right now as they try to recover their prestige.
A stain difficult to forget
And is that the association was punctuated by a Los Angeles Times investigationwhich he discovered corruption practices and influence trading by its members and also denounced that there was no black person out of a total of 87 associates.
That it caused rejection from the industry, which turned its back on the last awards ceremonywhich was not televised.
Between clarifications, reparations and complaints from various sectors, the Goldens have been able to rearm themselves for this new installment: the awards gala, to be hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael, will take place on January 10th at the Hilton hotel in Bevery Hills and this time it will be broadcast to a large part of the world. The television will be paid for by NBC.
An award for Eddie Murphy
In this edition, the American actor eddy murphy will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Honorary Award in recognition of his career.
The Cecil B. DeMille Award distinguishes the trajectory of a prominent personality in the film industry. Some of the stars who have already won it are Jane Fonda, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, George Clooney, Jodie Foster and Robert De Niro.
“It is an honor to present this year’s Cecil B. DeMille Award to the iconic and much loved Eddie Murphy. We are delighted to celebrate the impact his career has had on film and television, in front of and behind the cameras, for decadessaid Helen Hoehne, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
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