A scene from the upcoming movie "Vice"
A scene from the upcoming move “Vice.” Publicity photo

“Vice,” a comedic portrayal of the behind-the-scenes political antics of former Vice President Dick Cheney, scored a leading six nominations Thursday for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, while “A Star is Born,” “Green Book” and “The Favourite” each collected five.

“Vice,” “The Favourite” and “Green Book” were all nominated for best musical/comedy film, along with “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Mary Poppins Returns.”

“A Star is Born” led the list of nominees for best drama film, a category that also includes “Black Panther,” “BlacKkKlansman,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

Bradley Cooper also earned nominations for directing and starring in “A Star is Born,” while co-star Lady Gaga was nominated for best actress in a drama. Lady Gaga also picked up a nomination for best original song for “Shallow.”

Nominated along with Cooper for best actor in a drama film were Willem Dafoe for “At Eternity’s Gate,” Lucas Hedges for “Boy Erased,” Rami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody” and John David Washington for “BlacKkKlansman.”

Lady Gaga will vie for best drama actress honors with Glenn Close of “The Wife,” Nicole Kidman for “Destroyer,” Melissa McCarthy for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and Rosamund Pike for “A Private War.”

Christian Bale was nominated for best actor in a musical or comedy for his role as Dick Cheney in “Vice.” Acting legend Robert Redford earned a nomination for his work in “The Old Man & The Gun,” along with Lin-Manuel Miranda for “Mary Poppins Returns,” Viggo Mortensen for “Green Book” and John C. Reilly for “Stan & Ollie.”

Emily Blunt earned a nod as best actress in a comedy/musical for her portrayal of the classic title character in “Mary Poppins Returns.” Also landing in the category were Olivia Colman for “The Favourite,” Elsie Fisher for “Eighth Grade,” Charlize Theron for “Tully” and Constance Wu for “Crazy Rich Asians.”

The Globes combine the drama and comedy/musical films for the supporting actor and actress prizes. Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz of “The Favourite” were both nominated for best supporting actress, as were Amy Adams of “Vice,” Claire Foy of “First Man” and Regina King for “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

Supporting actor nominations went to Mahershala Ali of “Green Book,” Timothee Chalamet for “Beautiful Boy,” Adam Driver of “BlacKkKlansman,” Richard E. Grant for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and Sam Rockwell of “Vice.”

Battling Cooper for best-director honors are Alfonso Cuaron for “Roma,” Peter Farrelly for “Green Book,” Spike Lee for “BlacKkKlansman” and Adam McKay for “Vice.”

For animated films, nominations went to “Incredibles 2,” “Isle of Dogs,” “Mirai,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”

On the television side of the awards, the major broadcast networks were shut out of the best-drama-series category. FX landed two shows in the category — “The Americans” and “Pose.” Also nominated were Netflix’s “Bodyguard,” Prime Video’s “Homecoming” and BBC America’s “Killing Eve.”

Last year’s winner in the category, Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” failed to earn a nomination this year. But the show’s star, Elisabeth Moss, will look to repeat her win for best drama series actress. Also nominated were Caitriona Balfe of “Outlander,” Sandra Oh of “Killing Eve,” Julia Roberts for “Homecoming” and Keri Russell for “The Americans.”

Russell’s co-star, Matthew Rhys, was nominated for best drama series actor, along with Jason Bateman of “Ozark,” Stephan James for “Homecoming,” Richard Madden for “Bodyguard” and Billy Porter for “Pose.”

NBC’s “The Good Place” earned a nomination for best comedy series, but it will face still competition from Prime Video’s Emmy-winning “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” HBO’s “Barry,” Showtime’s “Kidding” and Netflix’s “The Kominsky Method.”

Emmy winner Rachel Brosnahan will look to repeat last year’s Globe win for best actress in a comedy series for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” She’ll be squaring off with Kristen Bell of “The Good Place,” Candice Bergen of “Murphy Brown,” Alison Brie of “GLOW” and Debra Messing of “Will & Grace.”

Sacha Baron Cohen earned a best comedy-series-actor nod for his headline-grabbing series “Who is America.” Jim Carrey was nominated for his work in “Kidding,” along with Michael Douglas for “The Kominsky Method,” Donald Glover for “Atlanta” and Bill Hader for “Barry.”

Nominations for best limited series of TV movie went to TNT’s “The Alienist,” FX’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” Showtime’s “Escape at Dannemora,” HBO’s “Sharp Objects” and Prime Video’s “A Very English Scandal.”

The Golden Globe nominations were announced in an early morning event at the Beverly Hilton. The awards, presented by the roughly 90-member Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be handed out Jan. 6, also at the Beverly Hilton. The ceremony will be co-hosted by actress Sandra Oh of “Killing Eve” and Andy Samberg of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

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