Latino Golden Globe Nominees

By Editor December 6, 2018 10:49

Latino Golden Globe Nominees

Gwen Aviles of NBC reports on the Latino actors and directors nominated for a 2018 Golden Globe. –

The Golden Globe nominations are celebrating a number of acclaimed Latino and Spanish-speaking actors as well as one of the film industry’s top directors, who hails from Mexico.

Lin-Manuel Miranda is up for a “Best Actor in a Motion Picture” for his performance in Mary Poppins Returns, a sequel to the beloved 1964 movie which tells the story of Mary Poppins’ reunion with Jane and her brother, Michael. Miranda stars as Jack, a lamplighter and former apprentice of Bert from the original film, and features the talented musical theater star doing what he does best: singing and rapping. If Miranda wins, this will be his first Golden Globe (he was previously nominated in the “Best Original Song” category for Moana’s “How Far I’ll Go.”

Acclaimed Mexican film director Alfonso Cuarón racked up several Golden Globes nominations for a movie that is the talk of film critics everywhere. The Mexican film director, screenwriter and producer was nominated for the “Best Director — Motion Picture” and “Best Screenplay — Motion Picture” categories for his work in Roma, which has also been nominated for the “Best Picture — Foreign Language” category. Roma, a semi-autobiographical look at class differences in Mexico City through the eyes of an upper-middle-class Mexican family and their housekeeper in 1970s Mexico, began its limited theater run on Nov. 21 and will be available on Netflix starting Dec. 14.

Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramírez is up for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie for his acclaimed portrayal of the late designer Gianni Versace in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

Spain is seeing several talented actors in the Golden Globes lineup. Two of them have nominated before, so the question is, will this be the year they win?

Antonio Banderas is nominated for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie” for his role as the painter Pablo Picasso in the Nat Geo show, “Genius: Picasso.”

By Editor December 6, 2018 10:49

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