UPDATE @ 11.25am: AUSTRALIAN actress Nicole Kidman has just taken out a Golden Globe for her stunning performance in the popular TV mini-series Big Little Lies.
Kidman won the statue for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television at the 75th Golden Globe awards in Los Angeles today.
In an emotional speech, Kidman thanked Reese Witherspoon and her fellow Big Little Lies cast.
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“We did this because of our friendship, our creative union and our support of each other. And I love you,” Kidman said.
“Laura Dern, Shailene, Zoe we sat at a table and pledged allegiance to each other and commitment to each other and this is ours to share. Wow, the power of women.”
“Wow! The power of women.” Nicole Kidman takes the stage after winning Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for TV at the #GoldenGlobes. pic.twitter.com/8H5pL89usJ
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 8, 2018
EARLIER @ 7.00am: Some of the biggest Aussie names in Hollywood are hot favourites to take home wins at the 75th Golden Globe awards in Los Angeles today.
Our very own Gold Coast girl Margot Robbie and Australia’s sweetheart Nicole Kidman are both being dubbed as strong contenders.
Kidman has been nominated for best performance by an actress in a limited series or motion picture for her role in the popular TV mini-series Big Little Lies, while Robbie has been nominated for best Comedy/Musical Actress for her portrayal of figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya.
Both are also nominated for producing.
Hugh Jackman is up for Best Actor in a Film, Musical or Comedy for recently released movie The Greatest Showman, while young actress Katherine Langford has been nominated for her role in Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why.
Australian film and TV legend Geoffrey Rush is also up for best actor in a limited TV series for his portrayal of Albert Einstein in Genius.
Most of the Actresses are expected to wear black to the awards ceremony this year to bring attention to the trending “Times Up” campaign about sexual harassment in the workforce.
The Golden Globes are on today at midday AEST, with American talk show host Seth Meyers hosting.