Golden Globes 2013 nominations announced with Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence up for gongs

The Golden Globes nominations have been revealed and feature Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Rachel Weisz in the line-up

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations have been revealed and the news will come as an early Christmas present to the stars who are short-listed in particular Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Rachel Weisz who are all up for gongs.

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The prestigious awards are regarded as a precursor to the Oscars, with Golden Globe winners often going on to nab an Academy Award too. The 2013 line-up of nominees features a less traditional set of stars with more mature actors and actresses dominating the lists although the likes of Emily Blunt, Jennifer Lawrence and Anne Hathaway represent the younger generations.

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For the best actor categories there is a host of hot talent such as Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman and Ewan MacGregor. Ben Affleck who turned his hand to directing this year also receives a nod for his efforts on Argo with the film also falling into the best drama category.

Legendary British stars Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench and Rachel Weisz also feature in the shortlist as does French actress and Chanel ambassador Marion Cotillard.

See the list of best actor and actress nominees:

Best actress in drama
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Marion Cotillard (Rust and Bone)
Helen Mirren (Hitchcock)
Naomi Watts (The Impossible)
Rachel Weisz (The Deep Blue Sea)

Best actress in a comedy or musical
Emily Blunt (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen)
Judi Dench (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Maggie Smith (Quartet)
Meryl Streep (Hope Springs)

Best supporting actress
Amy Adams (The Master)
Sally Field (Lincoln)
Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
Nicole Kidman (The Paperboy)

Best actor in a drama
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Richard Gere (Arbitrage)
John Hawkes (The Sessions)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Denzel Washington (Flight)

Best actor in a comedy or musical
Jack Black (Bernie)
Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Bill Murray (Hyde Park on Hudson)
Ewan MacGregor (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen)

Best supporting actor
Alan Arkin (Argo)
Leonardo DiCaprio (Django Unchained)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

What do you think of the Golden Globe 2013 nominations – has your favourite star been missed off? Let us know below.

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