The 2016 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning — widely viewed as a predictive precursor to the Oscars race — and two dozen actors, writers, and directors age 50+ were nominated (one actor in both film and TV).
(Click the film or TV show titles below to watch trailers for them.)
And the nominees, listed alphabetically, are . . .
Steve Carell, 53, The Big Short
Jane Fonda, 77, Youth
Todd Haynes, 54, director of Carol
George Miller, 70, director of Mad Max: Fury Road
Helen Mirren, 70, Trumbo
Al Pacino, 75, Danny Collins
Ridley Scott, 78, director of The Martian
Maggie Smith, 80, The Lady in the Van
Aaron Sorkin, 54, screenplay writer for Steve Jobs
Sylvester Stallone, 69, Creed
Quentin Tarantino, screenplay writer for The Hateful Eight
Lily Tomlin, 76, Grandma
Alan Cumming, 50, The Good Wife
Jamie Lee Curtis, 57, Scream Queens
Viola Davis, 50, How To Get Away With Murder
Felicity Huffman, 53, American Crime
Judith Light, 66, Transparent
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 54, Veep
Rob Lowe, 51, The Grinder
Bob Odenkirk, 53, Better Call Saul
Mark Rylance, 55, Wolf Hall
Patrick Stewart, 75, Blunt Talk
Jeffrey Tambor, 71, Transparent
Maura Tierney, 50, The Affair
Lily Tomlin, 76, Grace and Frankie
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