The Golden Globes weren’t too kind to Game of Thrones this year. The series lost in the Best Drama category, to Netflix’s The Crown, but that wasn’t it. Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones, had been nominated for a Golden Globe in the Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television category, and she lost it to Olivia Colman of The Night Manager.
The full nominations list was as below :
Olivia Colman –The Night Manager
Lena Headey – Game Of Thrones
Chrissy Metz – This Is Us
Mandy Moore – This Is Us
Thandie Newton – Westworld
It’s obvious how tough the category was, to call, looking at the nominees. Headey was in par with the rest of them, but the impact The Night Manager had being a limited series and having the presence of Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston might have helped Olivia Colman beat the rest in the race for this award. Hugh Laurie won theGolden Globe for Best Supporting Actor In A Series, Mini-Series, Or Motion Picture Made For Television, today, which is incidentally the same category in which Peter Dinklage won, for Season 1, which makes him the only Game of Thrones actor to ever win a Golden Globe, and the only other than Lena Headey to be even nominated for one.
We’re still hopeful. With Cersei on the Iron Throne, Season 7 might be the one that gets Lena a Golden Globe!
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