Nominations have been announced for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, and August: Osage County failed to get a nod for Best Picture. The film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play was placed in the "comedy or musical" category but did not make the shortlist, instead the nominees for the award are American Hustle, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, Nebraska and The Wolf of Wall Street. August received two acting nominations, for Meryl Streep (Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical) and Julia Roberts (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role).
In the film categories, stage favorite Oscar Isaac got a nod for leading actor in a comedy or musical for the Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis and Frozen, which features the voice talents of Tony winner Idina Menzel and Tony nominees Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad and Cinderella star Santino Fontana, received nods for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song ("Let It Go," by Avenue Q and Book of Mormon composer Robert Lopez and his wife, Kristen Anderson Lopez).
On the TV side, soon-to-be Broadway leading man Bryan Cranston received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series – Drama for Breaking Bad. He will go up against Tony winners Kevin Spacey for House of Cards and LIev Schreiber for Ray Donovan. Meanwhile Edie Falco garnered a nod for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV series – Comedy or Musical for Nurse Jackie. Additionally, Tony winner Janet McTeer was nominated for her role in The White Queen in the Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV category.
Sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globes will be presented live on NBC on January 12, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.