2021 Golden Globes nominations: Kaley Cuoco, John Boyega and more stars react

HAYLEY FITZPATRICK
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The nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes are in and stars are sharing their excitement over earning recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association online.

The David Fincher-directed drama, "Mank," came out on top, earning six nods, while Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7" and "Schitt's Creek" followed closely behind with five nominations each.

"The Flight Attendant" star Kaley Cuoco became a first-time Golden Globe-nominee when she was recognized in the best actress in a TV Series, musical or comedy category for the show. She was one of the first to share her reaction to her nomination on social media.

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"Thank you @goldenglobes #hfpa I will never ever forget this moment and I can't stop crying ... so proud of my entire team @flightattendantonmax ✈️ !!!!! YES NORMAN! 🐾" she wrote alongside a video that featured the moment she found out about the nomination.

The HBO Max series also earned a nomination in the best television series, musical or comedy category, alongside "Emily in Paris," "The Great," "Schitt's Creek" and "Ted Lasso."

Dan Levy shared a post to celebrate "Schitt's Creek" earning five nominations. "Thinking of all of the amazingly talented people who helped make this show," he wrote. "Y'did good, team! ♥️"

"Hamilton" received a nomination for best picture, musical or comedy and Lin-Manuel Miranda received a nod for best performance for his role in the movie. He shared, "Thank you for honoring the work of this incredible cast and crew, @goldenglobes."

"Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" star Jane Levy said she was "very very very honored" to receive a nomination for best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy category for the show.

Riz Ahmed, who was nominated in the best performance by an actor in a motion picture, drama category for his performance in "Sound of Metal," also took to Instagram to share his gratitude to the many that helped make the film.

John Boyega, who received a nod for supporting actor for his role in Amazon Prime film series "Small Axe," said, "This is so exciting!"

Lily Collins said "Ecstatic and grateful doesn't even begin to cut it" about her reaction to her nomination in the best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy category for "Emily in Paris."

Isla Fisher celebrated her actor husband Sacha Baron Cohen earning three nominations -- a best supporting actor nomination for "The Trial of the Chicago 7," a best actor in a musical or comedy nod for "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" and he was also a producer on the film, which earned a nomination for best motion picture, musical or comedy.

In his own post, Baron Cohen wrote, "I'm shocked and humbled to be nominated for 3 Golden Globes, and congratulations to the incredible @mariabakalovaofficial too! We're so honoured--and just in case we don't win any, I've already hired Rudy Giuliani to contest the results."

In a statement obtained by "Good Morning America," Hugh Grant reacted to his best performance nomination for "The Undoing."

"I'm very grateful. Just to be nominated is a massive honour," his statement read. "Though I would remind the HFPA that I still have the sculpting hammer. I'm also v proud for the show itself and happy for Nicole and Donald for their nominations."

Kate Hudson was nominated for best performance in a motion picture, musical or comedy for her role in Sia's film "Music." The actress shared a photo hugging Sia and her co-star in the film, Maddie Ziegler.

"Thank you @siamusic for your art and vision! Love you so much!" she wrote. "This picture was taken on wrap of our film. A labor of love and we put our all into it."

"The Crown" star Gillian Anderson shared a selfie featuring her "happy face" after receiving a best supporting actress nomination for the series.

Nicole Kidman shared a statement to "GMA" on her response to her Golden Globe nomination for best actress in a miniseries or television film for "The Undoing."

“Thank you to my wonderful friends at the HFPA!!!" her statement began. "To wake up in Sydney to 4 nominations for our show is an incredible way to start the day. This has been the journey of a lifetime—from David E. Kelley’s imagination to Susanne Bier’s visionary direction of every episode to Hugh Grant (!!!), Donald Sutherland (!!!), Edgar Ramirez, Lily Rabe, Noah Jupe, and Noma Dumezweni to audiences who embraced THE UNDOING all over the world and now to this… these Golden Globe nominations mean more than you could ever imagine. And THE PROM! All the love to our incredibly talented director Ryan Murphy. I am simply thrilled, elated and grateful. Thank you, thank you, thank you."

Mark Ruffalo recognized his Globes nomination in the best performance by an actor in a limited series, anthology series or motion picture made for television category for his role in "I Know This Much Is True." by sharing some photos from the film on Instagram.

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