The future of the Golden Globes is in doubt as Hollywood revolts against the telecast's voting body.
Actress says Golden Globes organization “was legitimized by the likes of Harvey Weinstein” Scarlett Johansson urged her peers in Hollywood to “step back” from the widely scrutinized Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Saturday, “unless there is necessary fundamental reform within” the organization behind the Golden Globe awards. “As an actor promoting a film, one is expected to participate in awards season by attending press conferences as well as awards shows. In the past, this has often meant facing sexist questions and remarks by certain HFPA members that bordered on sexual harassment,” the actress said in a statement to TheWrap. “It is the exact reason why I, for many years, refused to participate in their conferences. The HFPA is an organization that was legitimized by the likes of Harvey Weinstein to amass momentum for Academy recognition and the industry followed suit.” Johansson, whose starring role in Marvel’s “Black Widow,” one of the most eagerly anticipated films of the year, makes her remarks against the Globes organization pack even more of a punch, continued: “Unless there is necessary fundamental reform within the organization, I believe it is time that we take a step back from the HFPA and focus on the importance and strength of unity within our unions and the industry as a whole.” Johansson’s remarks are the latest made against HFPA, which has been condemned for its lack of diverse membership by not just individuals like Johansson, but also streaming services Netflix and Amazon. Recently, 100 companies banded together to boycott the organization, which has no Black members and a history of snubbing the work of Black creators in awards seasons. Time’s Up demanded an overhaul of the HFPA which led the group to hire USC professor Shaun Harper to examine its “systemic” issues. Harper soon quit once he was confronted with the scope of HFPA’s problems. The HFPA is also undergoing leadership changes — president Philip Berk was ousted in April after he described Black Lives Matter as a “hate movement.” Earlier this week, HFPA promised it would double the size of its membership, elect new board members and hire professional executives to lead the organization. The HFPA also said it would consider taking “serious measures” if the new reforms weren’t approved by the membership, including the current board resigning. Read original story Scarlett Johansson Calls for Hollywood to ‘Step Back’ From ‘Sexist’ HFPA Members At TheWrap
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78th edition of awards show makes history by nominating three female filmmakers in the Best Director category, but still stumbles when it comes to diversity and inclusion.
Chloé Zhao, Emerald Fennell and Regina King made history in the Best Director category during the Golden Globe nominations Wednesday morning — their nods are the first time three women have ever been nominated for directing in the same year. In fact, there have never been even two female directors nominated in the same year. Also, it’s the 8th, 9th time and 10th women have been nominated in the category (Barbra Streisand and Kathryn Bigelow were nominated twice, each, plus Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola and Ava DuVernay also received nominations.) Wednesday’s announcement also marks the 6th time the category has a Black nominee (Spike Lee was nominated twice, while Steve McQueen, Ava DuVernay and Barry Jenkins also previously received nominations.) It’s also the 7th time the category has had an Asian nominee (previous nominees include Bong Joon Ho, Shekhar Kapur and Ang Lee, four times). Also Read: Golden Globes 2021: The List of Nominees (Updating Live) Zhao was nominated for her film “Nomadland,” while King received a nomination for “One Night in Miami” and Fennell got a nod for “Promising Young Woman.” “Nomadland” also received a nod for Best Motion Picture Drama and for lead Frances McDormand, while “One Night in Miami” was nominated in the categories Best Supporting Actor (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Best Original Song. “Promising Young Woman” also was nominated in Best Screenplay, Best Motion Picture Drama and Best Actress (Carey Mulligan). Hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P. Henson, the nominations ceremony were held bright and early on Wednesday at 5:35 a.m. PT/8:35 am ET. Also Read: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Co-Host Golden Globes From Both Coasts Simultaneously The winners won’t be revealed until the Feb. 28 telecast, which will see Tina Fey and Amy Poehler return as hosts. In addition to the competitive categories, this year’s ceremony will also see Jane Fonda and Norman Lear receive lifetime achievement awards for their work in film and television, respectively. Read original story Golden Globes Make History Nominating 3 Female Directors in the Same Year for the First Time At TheWrap