The Golden Globes kick off the showbusiness awards season on Sunday with Hollywood apparently in the mood for a party, and with plenty to celebrate.
The BBC's drama Bodyguard, Hugh Grant's political series A Very English Scandal and spy thriller Killing Eve are all nominated in the television categories. Leading the way is the hit movie: 'Crazy Rich Asians.' CGTN's May Lee reports.
The duo interviewed each other for this week's cover of The Hollywood Reporter and both said they agreed to host because the other was on board.
The 76th annual Golden Globes will air this Sunday, January 6, on NBC. "I think people are ready and could use a little smile".
Burnett, 85, a five-time Globes victor, will receive the inaugural Carol Burnett Award, which focuses on television.
Oh said she is "not interested at all" in talking about U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been a focus of attacks at award shows since his 2016 election campaign. "Sometimes he goes too far, and some people love it and some people are having a hard time with it", said Gray.
Chastain won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama in 2013 for her performance in Zero Dark Thirty. "Just speaking for my own community, people cried a lot in [Crazy Rich Asians], and it's not only because it's a great story and a classic romantic comedy - it is because seeing yourself reflected onscreen is really emotional when you don't even know that you're carrying so much grief of never being seen".
It could be a good night for British talent with Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz tipped to win for roles in the misanthropic period comedy The Favourite, and BBC's fact-based drama A Very British Scandal nominated for three TV awards, including best actor in a miniseries for Hugh Grant.
Actor Bradley Cooper accepts the the 32nd American Cinematheque Award during a ceremony to honor him in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., November 29, 2018. This year's Oscars will take place on 24 February, with both nominations and a host yet to be announced.