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GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: Judith Light Scores For Transparent & Taraji P. Henson For Empire!



The nominations were announced this morning for the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards honoring the best in film and televison as recognized and chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

And in was beloved former One Life to Live star, Judith Light who scored her first Golden Globe nomination of her career in her star turn on Amazon Prime’s Transparent in the category of  Best Supporting actress in a TV series, limited series or TV movie.  Light could add a Globe to her trophy case where she already has two Daytime Emmys for her legendary performance of Karen Wolek on One Life, and two Tonys for her performances on the Broadway stage.  Judith will compete for the Globe against: Uzo Aduba, “Orange Is the New Black”. Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”, Regina King, “American Crime”, and Maura Tierney, “The Affair”.

In other TV notable nominations, Empire’s Taraji P. Henson, while knocked-out of the competition for the SAG Awards did score with the Hollywood Foreign Press.  Henson will compete in the Best Actress in a TV Series Drama against; Caitriona Balfe, “Outlander”, Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”, Eva Green, “Penny Dreadful, and Robin Wright, “House of Cards”.

For the complete list of films and TV nominations, and performances revealed this morning in Los Angeles click here.  The Golden Globes will be handed out live on Sunday night, January 10th at from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles at 8PMET/5PMPST.

Excited to hear Judith landed a nomination for Tranparent?  Froggatt for Downton Abbey? Henson for Empire? Wright for House of Cards (who appeared on Santa Barbara)? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”
Taraji P. Henson ”Empire”

winners ^^^^^^^

Judith Light is good, great even but her time has come and gone…

“…her time has come and gone…”
Wow! That’s such unnecessarily insulting. But it’s interesting to see you don’t confine your over-the-top comments to Y&R bashing while cheerleading GH.

The only thing I really miss about the Dallas re-boot was Judith Light. She was really “bad” in the role of the crime-boss matriarchal Mom. Never forget the pat-down with the Mexican drug lord. So Good for her.

Haven’t seen Empire, but I really miss Taraji on Person Of Interest. Wish they hadn’t killed her off. And on this show when your are killed off, that’s it!

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‘Downton Abbey 2’: Big-Screen Sequel Announced & Coming For Christmas

So many of us loved the soap opera that was Downton Abbey when it aired on PBS and ITV for six seasons.  Then, a few years later in 2019, the highly-awaited Downton Abbey movie hit movie theatres near you.

Now comes word from Focus Features that a big-screen sequel is in the works and is slated for release this Christmas in December of 2021.

In a social media announcement, the film company shared: “We’re thrilled to announce that Julian Fellowes and the entire Downton cast are back for #DowntonAbbey2, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West joining! See the film in theaters this Christmas.”

While, of course, no plot has been teased or given away, Fellowes will write the screenplay, with Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) set to direct.

“There’s no place like home for the holidays, and we can’t imagine a better gift than getting to reunite with Julian, (producer) Gareth Neame and the entire Downton family in 2021 to bring the Crawleys back home for their fans,” said Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawsk in a statement.

So, excited to see your favorites and some potential new ones in the all-new Downton Abbey Movie later this year? Comment below.

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DOWNTON ABBEY THE MOVIE: Official Trailer Released

Finally, Downton Abbey fans get a preview of the upcoming motion picture that is set for release in theatres on September 20th.

What we know is that the The film is set in 1927 and the plot revolves around the King and Queen of England coming to the estate for a visit and so … the Crawleys must prepare their arrival.  In fact, they have to bring back Mr. Carson to help!

Featured in the trailer are series stars, who are also back for the film: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode, Joanne Froggatt, Jim Carter and Maggie Smith.

Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the script and Michael Engler will serve as director. Engler directed the two-hours series finale.

As fans know, Downton Abbey ran on PBS Masterpiece for six seasons here in the U.S.

Check out the trailer, and then let us know if you are excited to see the movie? Comment below.

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‘Downton Abbey’ The Movie Releases Its First Trailer

Now here’s a huge teaser that will get you wanting to see more!  Those of us who loved the British period soap opera, Downton Abbey, which came to a conclusion after its sixth season on PBS here in the United States, will finally get their wish when the film version hits in 2019.

As previously reported, the series executive producer Gareth Naeme said about the film,  “We aim to deliver everything that one would hope for as Downton comes to the big screen.”

Look for the film to land in movie theatres on Friday, September 20th, 2019, with it debuting internationally the week prior on Friday, September 13th.

Most of the cast is intact including: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, David Haig, Geraldine James, Robert James-Collier, Simon Jones, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Stephen Campbell Moore, Lesley Nicol, Kate Phillips, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton and Penelope Wilton.

Julian Fellowes once again writes the script for the film for the characters he created for the TV series.

Now check out the first trailer below, when just hearing that memorable opening theme song, it brought us back to the drama and the romance of Downton Abbey.

Let us know if you are thrilled to know that the movie is set for release …. and if you are looking forward to seeing what happens to the Crawleys and others in the next chapter of their story when the movie comes your way via the comment section below.

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