Stars react to Golden Globe nominations
The December 15 Golden Globe nomination announcements left the to-be-winners grateful and excited.
Many of the
nominees expressed their thanks through public statements, including Sandra Bullock, Emily Blunt and Morgan Freeman, among
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Sandra Bullock, nominated for The Blind Side and The Proposal:
"I am beyond stunned. Just to be included in the company of these amazing women I have so admired through the years, has left me slack jawed with awe. It is truly an honor just to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press, and I will cherish this moment with all the artists I have worked with behind the scenes, who truly make me look good! Thank you very much."
Emily Blunt, nominated for The Young Victoria:
"I'm so grateful to have been nominated by the HFPA for what really is the role of my career so far. Playing the young Queen Victoria was a big challenge, but also a hugely rewarding experience and now to find myself nominated for a Golden Globe alongside such incredibly talented women is a massive thrill and is testament to the incredible effort of all the cast and crew on the film."
Sigourney Weaver, nominated for Prayers for Bobby:
"Prayers For Bobby is a project close to my heart and it means so much to have the Hollywood Foreign Press acknowledge my work and the importance of this small but powerful film based on a true story."
Morgan Freeman, nominated for Invictus:
"I want to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for this tremendous honor. Congratulations to Clint Eastwood and Matt Damon on their nominations, and I extend my deepest gratitude to my producing partner Lori McCreary, and the entire cast and crew of Invictus for their tireless work to make a film befitting of Nelson Mandela's legacy. Playing Mandela was the greatest honor of my career, and I hope that I have done him proud."
Edie Falco, nominated for Nurse Jackie:
"I have loved every moment of working on this show and every person involved in the process... It's a true honor and thrill to also have been recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press."
Toni Collette, nominated for United States of Tara:
"Insomnia is not usually this much fun. I am ridiculously happy for our show. What a thrill."
Daniel Day-Lewis, nominated for Nine:
"A hearty thank you to the members of the HFPA. I am delighted and very grateful to be included. Congratulations to all fellow nominees and eternal thanks to Rob Marshall."
The Golden Globe Awards will air January 17, 2010 on NBC.