The nominations for the 2011 Golden Globes have been revealed -- and now, Hollywood's biggest names in TV and film are reacting to the big news to Access Hollywood ...
"To be selected with these extraordinary nominees is an honor and boy was I ready for some good news!" - Michael Douglas , nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"
"I'm so honored to be nominated for a Golden Globe. Working on 'Modern Family' is truly the best job and to be recognized for my work is such a gift." - Sofia Vergara , nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy or Musical for "Modern Family," which also received a nod for Best TV Comedy or Musical Series
"I am thrilled to be nominated for the Golden Globe. Beyond thrilled that my friend and co-star Elisabeth Moss' fine work was nominated, and beyond, beyond thrilled that the show was once again recognized validating the work of our entire cast, writing and production staff and crew. I'm not exactly sure what is that far beyond thrilled, but that's where I am. In fact, if the 'thrill continuum' was, say, the Jersey Turnpike and 'thrilled' was like, the Meadowlands, I think I'd probably be somewhere in Hackensack. Many thanks to the HFPA for their continued support." - Jon Hamm , nominated for Best Actor in a TV Drama for "Mad Men," which is also up for Best TV Drama Series
"When the phone rang this morning it was my mom telling me I was nominated - I was thrilled! Well, loopy and thrilled. I've been travelling and jet lag had me wide awake watching (GG winner) 'Mad Men' all night. So I might celebrate by going back to sleep. Or by watching another episode (it's so good! Damn you Draper...). And I'm so happy and proud to share this honor with Jake! Thanks Hollywood Foreign Press!" - Anne Hathaway , nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for "Love and Other Drugs"
"I'm especially grateful to the HFPA for this honor and I'm excited to see '127 Hours' being recognized this awards season. I'm happy for Danny Boyle and his team and our DP's Quique and Anthony who were there with me down in the canyon! I am so proud of the film and that Aron Ralston's story has been well received!" - James Franco , nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for "127 Hours," which is also up for Best Screenplay for Danny Boyle
"I am so thrilled and grateful for this nomination. When I first read the story that inspired the movie, I knew it was powerful material, and I'm so happy I had the chance to bring it to life." - Jennifer Love Hewitt , nominated for Best Actress in a TV Miniseries or Movie for "The Client List"
"My friends and I at 'Nurse Jackie' are thrilled to be recognized for the work we love to do." - Edie Falco , nominated for Best TV Actress in a Musical or Comedy. "Nurse Jackie" is also up for Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
"I'm very honored by the HFPA nomination, and to be included in this group of actresses I so admire. The experience of filming 'Black Swan' with Darren Aronofsky and our incredible crew is already the most fulfilling experience of my career. The audience appreciation of the film is only furthering how grateful and proud I am to be part of the film." - Natalie Portman , nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for "Black Swan," which is also up for Best Picture, Drama, as well as Best Director for Darren Aronofsky
"'30 Rock' is back, bigger and better than ever! We are very grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press." -- Alec Baldwin , nominated for Best Actor in a TV Comedy or Musical for "30 Rock," which is also up for Best TV Comedy Series
"I'm truly grateful to be recognized by the Hollywood Foreign press for this film, and euphoric to be in the company of so many of my colleagues." - Colin Firth , nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for "The King's Speech," which is also up for Best Picture, Drama
"Playing an Australian commoner called upon to teach an reluctant English King some life lessons for me was fascinating in itself. To have it embraced by American audiences and to be so honored by the HFPA only endorses how global this story has become. Seeing a small scale project play into an international arena makes this all the more worthwhile. I'm very proud to be a part of this film and thrilled for my colleagues who were also nominated in such illustrious company." - Geoffrey Rush , nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for "The King's Speech," which is also up for Best Picture, Drama
"'Toy Story 3' has been an amazing journey for me and everyone at Pixar. These characters are like family to us, and we long thought their story felt unfinished. We owe a great debt of gratitude to everyone at Disney and Pixar, but especially to the audiences around the world who embraced 'Toy Story 3.' Many thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press for honoring us with this nomination." - "Toy Story 3" director Lee Unkrich , which is up for Best Animated Film
"I've had the time of my life working alongside my colleagues on 'The Social Network' and I'm grateful to the HFPA for recognizing their great, hard work. On a personal note it's humbling to be nominated alongside six of the best screenwriters in town." -- Aaron Sorkin , nominated for Best Screenplay for "The Social Network," which is also up for Best Picture, Drama
"Thank you to everyone at The HFPA. It's a great thrill to be honored for this performance. I believe Richard made a lovely movie, and I am really happy for the film to be recognized. I share this with Rosamund, Dustin and all the cast and crew, who were a joy to work with." - Paul Giamatti , nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for "Barney's Version"
"I am very grateful to the HFPA. I also would like to thank them for acknowledging Michelle Williams for her incredible performance. Without the 12 years of director Derek Cianfrance's unwavering vision and commitment none of this would have been possible. I share this nomination with both of them. - Ryan Gosling , nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for "Blue Valentine." Michelle Williams is up for Best Actress for the film
"I want to thank the HFPA for recognizing our song 'Bound to You.' It is a ballad Sia and I wrote from the heart and one that I am extremely proud of. I am thrilled that our film 'Burlesque' was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Making this movie was a life changing experience and I couldn't be more pleased that the Foreign Press has recognized the hard work the cast and I put into it. Now I am off to Paris with the cast to continue our international press tour " - Christina Aguilera , nominated for Best Original Song for "Bound to You" from "Burlesque," which is also up for Best Picture, Musical or Comedy
"I raise a cup of coffee, grinning from ear to ear at this very early hour, to the HFPA with gratitude as this represents an enormous milestone for me personally as an artist and I will be forever indebted to Ben Affleck my partner in crime." - Jeremy Renner , nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for "The Town"
"I feel extremely honored to be nominated amongst such a talented group of women and I'm absolutely thrilled for our show, 'The Big C' and would like to congratulate all of the cast and crew on their nomination." - Laura Linney , nominated for Best TV Actress, Musical or Comedy, for "The Big C," which is also nominated for Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
"I couldn't be more thrilled with the news this morning, which is not only a testament to the impact my character Gemma Teller has had on audiences, but more importantly how 'Sons of Anarchy' has made a mark. Without my fellow castmates, especially Ron Perlman, Charlie Hunnam and Maggie Siff and the genius of our creator and writer Kurt Sutter, I wouldn't be getting such an exciting 5 AM wake-up call. Thank you so much to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association." - Katey Sagal , nominated for Best TV Actress, Drama for "Sons of Anarchy"
"All of us at Relativity are deeply grateful for the Hollywood Foreign Press' recognition of 'The Fighter.' The story of Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund is a story for our time, a story of family, love and perseverance against all odds. I also want to congratulate my fellow producers, and David O'Russell for his extraordinary direction and leadership. Mark, Christian, Amy and Melissa gave outstanding performances and are the heart and soul of this project. Just to be recognized among a group of other films with such extraordinary talent is incredible, humbling, exciting and almost unreal." -- Ryan Kavanaugh , producer of "The Fighter" and CEO of Relativity Media. "The Fighter" is up for Best Picture, Drama. Christian Bale and Melissa Leo are also up for Supporting nods for the film.
"I'm very touched to have been nominated by the HFPA this morning and am thrilled that 'The Social Network' has been recognized, as well as David, Aaron, Jesse and Trent. The process of making this movie was an incredibly creative and joyous experience and to see the film honored in this way is truly a thrill and is something for which I'm very grateful." - Andrew Garfield , nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for "The Social Network"
"I'd like to thank the HFPA for recognizing all of our hard work on 'Inception.' It is particularly gratifying to be recognized for a film you've carried with you so long, and shared with so many incredible artists and craftsmen across six countries. It is a great honor and we are thrilled to be apart of such a prestigious group of nominees." - "Inception" writer/director Christopher Nolan on the film's nominations for Best Motion Picture, Drama, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Original Score
"Seeing our movie getting so much recognition makes me proud. And being nominated alongside Julianne Moore is the best!" - Annette Bening , nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for "The Kids Are All Right"
"This nomination is an honor and I am thrilled to share it with my friend, my co-conspirator, and my favorite dance partner, Ryan Gosling. Thank you so much to The Hollywood Foreign Press, The Weinstein Company and of course to the inestimable Derek Cianfrance, whose vision led and sustained us all." - Michelle Williams , nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for "Blue Valentine"
"What an exciting morning for our film, especially when you consider what a terrific year it was for movies. Thank you Hollywood Foreign Press Association for this honor and also for recognizing Mark, Melissa, Christian and David's great work. I am deeply proud of the film and to be honored for it is icing on the cake." -- Amy Adams , nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for "The Fighter"
"I don't even know what to say. I am so surprised and honored, but mostly I have to say I am thrilled the show is nominated and that I get to celebrate this with the cast and crew." - Jim Parsons , nominated for Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy for "The Big Bang Theory," which is also up for Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
"I am thrilled and honored. I am now going to turn the house upside down looking for that other cufflink." - Hugh Laurie , nominated for Best Actor in a TV Drama series for "House"
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