Fantasy romance Shape Of Water leads 2018 Golden Globe nods

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance The Shape of Water led the nominations for the 2018 Golden Globes on Monday.
The Shape Of Water, starring Sally Hawkins (left) and Octavia Spencer, has landed seven nominations for the 2018 Golden Globes.
The Shape Of Water, starring Sally Hawkins (left) and Octavia Spencer, has landed seven nominations for the 2018 Golden Globes.PHOTO: 20TH CENTURY FOX

 LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance The Shape Of Water led the nominations for the 2018 Golden Globes on Monday (Dec 11), landing seven nods, including for best drama film, director and actress Sally Hawkins.

Press freedom movie The Post had six nominations, including for its director, Steven Spielberg, and stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep.

Teen coming of age movie Lady Bird got four nominations, including for best musical or comedy film and for lead actress Saoirse Ronan.

British World War II tale Dunkirk, small-town drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and gay romance Call Me By Your Name also won nominations in the best drama film category.

Best comedy or musical film nominees also included James Franco's The Disaster Artist, racial horror movie Get Out, ice-skating saga I, Tonya and The Greatest Showman.

Winners will be announced on Jan 7 at a televised ceremony hosted by Seth Meyers in Beverly Hills, California.

For television, British royal series The Crown, Game Of Thrones, The Handmaid's Tale, Stranger Things and This Is Us will compete for the best drama series award.

Black-ish, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Master Of None, SMILF and Will & Grace were nominated in the best TV comedy category.

  • Nominees

  • BEST MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA)
    • Call Me By Your Name
    • Dunkirk
     The Post
     The Shape Of Water
     Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    BEST MOTION PICTURE (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
     The Disaster Artist
     Get Out
     The Greatest Showman
     I, Tonya
     Lady Bird

    BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA)
    Actors:
     Timothée Chalamet – Call Me by Your Name 
    • Daniel Day-Lewis – Phantom Thread 
     Tom Hanks – The Post
     Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour 
    • Denzel Washington – Roman J. Israel, Esq

    Actresses:
    • Jessica Chastain – Molly's Game 
    • Sally Hawkins – The Shape Of Water 
    • Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
    • Meryl Streep – The Post 
    • Michelle Williams – All The Money In The World 

    BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOTION PICTURE (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
    Actors:
    • Steve Carell – Battle of the Sexes
    • Ansel Elgort – Baby Driver 
    • James Franco – The Disaster Artist 
    • Hugh Jackman – The Greatest Showman 
    • Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out 

    Actresses:
    • Judi Dench – Victoria & Abdul 
    • Helen Mirren – The Leisure Seeker 
    • Margot Robbie – I, Tonya 
    • Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird 
    • Emma Stone – Battle Of The Sexes 

    BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA, MUSICAL OR COMEDY
    Actors:
    • Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project 
    • Armie Hammer – Call Me by Your Name 
    • Richard Jenkins – The Shape of Water 
    • Christopher Plummer – All The Money In The World 
    • Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ​

    Actresses:
    • Mary J. Blige – Mudbound
    • Hong Chau – Downsizing 
    • Allison Janney – I, Tonya 
    • Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird 
    • Octavia Spencer – The Shape Of Water ​

    BEST DIRECTOR
    • Guillermo del Toro – The Shape Of Water
    • Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
    • Christopher Nolan – Dunkirk
    • Ridley Scott – All The Money In The World
    • Steven Spielberg – The Post​

    BEST TELEVISION DRAMA
    • The Crown
    • Game of Thrones
    • The Handmaid's Tale
    • Stranger Things
    • This Is Us​