Cana­di­ans scoop up Golden Globe nods

The glitzy cer­e­mony will be hosted by San­dra Oh and Andy Sam­berg on Jan. 6


Sean Penn work­ing on doc­u­men­tary on Saudi writer’s death

Jim Car­rey, San­dra Oh and Stephan James are among the Cana­di­ans who’ve scored Golden Globe nom­i­na­tions.

Oh is in the run­ning for best ac­tress in a TV drama series for Killing Eve, on which she’s also an ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer.

The Korean-Cana­dian star plays an MI5 oper­a­tive hunt­ing down a fe­male as­sas­sin on the BBC Amer­ica series, which aired on Bravo in Canada.

Ear­lier this year Oh was nom­i­nated for an Emmy for lead ac­tress in a drama series for the role, mak­ing her the

inated in that cat­e­gory.

Her com­pe­ti­tion for the Golden Globe in­cludes Elis­a­beth Moss for The Hand­maid’s Tale, which is shot in Toronto, as well as Caitri­ona Balfe for Out­lander, Ju­lia Roberts for Home­com­ing, and Keri Rus­sell for The Amer­i­cans.

Oh will also host the 76th an­nual Golden Globes, along with Andy Sam­berg, from Bev­erly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 6 on NBC and CTV.

Toronto-born Car­rey is up for or best in a per­for­mance tele­vi­sion series, by an mu­si­calacft or com­edy for Kid­ding.

The Show­time com­edy-drama is set in Colum­bus, Ohio, and stars Car­rey as a beloved chil­dren’s tele­vi­sion host.

Car­rey’s com­pe­ti­tion in­cludes Jim Car­rey plays Jeff Pick­les in Kid­ding. The Toronto-born ac­tor is up for best per­for­mance by an ac­tor in a tele­vi­sion series, mu­si­cal or com­edy.

Michael Dou­glas for The Komin­sky Method, Don­ald Glover for At­lanta, Bill Hader for Barry and Sacha Baron Co­hen for Who Is Amer­ica?

James, who also hails from Toronto, made the cut for the Ama­zon Prime Video series Home­com­ing. He stars along­side Roberts as a soldier in a post-bat­tle­field treat­ment cen­tre in the noir psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller, which is based on the pod­cast cre­ated by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg.

Cana­dian ac­tor Ryan Gosling was widely ex­pected to be nom­i­nated for his role as as­tro­naut Neil Armstrong in the biopic First Man, but alas his name was not called when the nom­i­nees were an­nounced Thurs­day morn­ing.

Win­ners in 25 cat­e­gories — 14 in film and 11 in tele­vi­sion — are voted on by the Hol­ly­wood For­eign Press As­so­ci­a­tion. San­dra Oh’s Golden Globes nom­i­na­tion for Killing Eve fol­lows her his­toric Emmy nod ear­lier this year. Stephan James is nom­i­nated for lead ac­tor in a drama series for his role as a soldier in Home­com­ing. ANKARA, TUR­KEY—A Turk­ish of­fi­cial says Sean Penn is in Tur­key work­ing on a doc­u­men­tary about the slay­ing of jour­nal­ist Ja­mal Khashoggi at the Saudi con­sulate in Is­tan­bul.

Yasin Ak­tay, an ad­viser to Tur­key’s pres­i­dent, tells The As­so­ci­ated Press on Thurs­day that the two-time Os­car win­ner in­ter­viewed him in Ankara as part of his “pre­lim­i­nary prepa­ra­tions” for the doc­u­men­tary be­fore leav­ing for Is­tan­bul where he was due to meet with Khashoggi’s Turk­ish fi­ancée.

The Wash­ing­ton Post colum­nist who was crit­i­cal of the Saudi crown prince was Sean Penn, right, with Yasin Ak­tay, is in Tur­key work­ing on a doc about the slay­ing of Ja­mal Khashoggi.

killed by Saudi agents on Oct.2 af­ter ar­riv­ing to han­dle rou­tine pa­per­work. Ak­tay, who was a friend of Khashoggi’s, was the first to alert au­thor­i­ties that the jour­nal­ist dis­ap­peared in­side the con­sulate.

Turk­ish me­dia showed Penn film­ing in front of the con­sulate Wed­nes­day.


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