The 67th Golden Globe nominations have been announced, with 11 science fiction related nominations in the 25 film and television categories. Avatar leads with four nominations:

  • Best Picture: Avatar (Lightstorm Entertainment; Twentieth Century Fox)
  • Best Director - Motion Picture: James Cameron (Avatar)
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture: James Horner (Avatar)
  • Best Original Song - Motion Picture: "I See You" – James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell (Avatar)
  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Written by Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell (District 9)
  • Best Animated Feature Film: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing)
  • Best Animated Feature Film: Up (Walt Disney Pictures/PIXAR Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture: Michael Giacchino (Up)
  • Best Television Series - Drama: True Blood (Your Face Goes Here Productions in association with HBO Entertainment)
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Michael Emerson – Lost (ABC)
  • Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama: Anna Paquin – True Blood (HBO)

Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell both responded to their nominations. Blompkamp says, "we never expected this... I'm humbled and flattered. And I want to thank Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh -- they believed in us from the start and they're the reason we're here today."

Tatchell adds, "Everything about District 9 has been like a dream, and I really didn't think it could get any better! Talk about the icing on the icing! "

categories Movies, Sci-Fi