Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, December 6th 2018 09:25 EST
Last Updated Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:08 AM EST
Jim Carrey, Sandra Oh, Stephan James and Jean-Marc Vallee were among the Canadian Golden Globe nominees announced on Thursday, while the lack of a mention for Ryan Gosling's "First Man" has many fans claiming that the London native, Ontario, has been snubbed.
Oh I mentioned the best actress in a TV series for "Killing Eve", of which she is also an executive producer.
The Korean-Canadian star plays an MI5 agent who hunts a BBC America series assassin, broadcast on Bravo in Canada.
At the beginning of this year, Oh was nominated for an Emmy as a leading actress in a dramatic series for the role, making her the first Asian woman to be named in that category. He did not win, but he made a great success bringing his parents to the show of prizes.
In an interview released at the beginning of the year, the former star of "Gray & # 39; s Anatomy" said she appreciated "deepening a piece on female psychology".
"What's more interesting to me is to see two human beings involved in a relationship that they can not define or let go," Oh told The Canadian Press.
Oh Golden Globe competition includes Elisabeth Moss for "The Handmaid & # 39; s Tale", which is filmed 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, California, on January 6th on NBC and CTV.
Carrey, born in Toronto, is the best interpretation of an actor in a television, musical or comedy series for "Kidding". The showtime drama is set in Columbus, Ohio, and plays Carrey as a beloved television host for children.
Carrey's competition includes 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 comes from Toronto, made the cut for the Amazon Prime Video "Homecoming" series. He is alongside Roberts as a soldier in a post-battle treatment center in the noir psychological thriller, based on the podcast created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg.
Other actors named in that category include Jason Bateman with "Ozark", Richard Madden for "Bodyguard", Billy Porter for "Pose" and Matthew Rhys with "The Americans".
It was a great year for James, who grew up in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, with another major starring role – in the acclaimed film by Barry Jenkins "If Beale Street could talk."
Meanwhile, the Vallee production company, Crazyrose, has been nominated for the best television series or film for "Sharp Objects".
Vallee, based in Montreal, has also directed the HBO gothic mystery, which sees Amy Adams as an alcoholic journalist investigating the murder of a preteen girl and the disappearance of another in her hometown of Missouri.
"Sharp Objects" clashes with "The Alien", "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story", "Escape at Dannemora" and "A Very English Scandal".
Adams also got a nod to the Golden Globe for his role in the series, as well as co-starring Patricia Clarkson, who plays the mother of judgment.
The previous Vallee HBO series, "Big Little Lies", has won numerous Golden Globes, including the best television series or movies.
It was expected that Gosling was nominated for his role as astronaut Neil Armstrong in the biopic "First Man", but unfortunately his name was not called, causing a flow of angry social media messages from upset fans.
The winners in 25 categories – 14 in film and 11 in television – are voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.