‘The Farewell’s’ Awkwafina on Her First Golden Globe Nomination, Female Director Snubs
Awkwafina just might’ve had her best Monday ever.Shortly after 5 a.m., the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
announced that she’d earned her first Golden Globe nomination (as best actress in a motion picture – musical or comedy) for her performance in “The Farewell.” But she didn’t have a ton of time to celebrate, since she had to get ready for a big night at the “Jumanji: The Next Level” premiere.“I wish I would have celebrated more,” Awkwafina told Variety’s Angelique Jackson at the event.
“I was taking in the news.
It was a very, very surreal morning.
I just kind of stayed in bed.”“The Farewell,” which has a considerable amount of Mandarin dialogue, was also nominated for best foreign language film, despite it being an American film.
But many were surprised not to see writer-director Lulu Wang recognized in the director or screenwriter category.
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