Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Michael C. Hall & More React To Their Golden Globe Nominations

Morgan Freeman, nominated for best Actor, Drama for “Invictus”

“I want to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for this tremendous honor. Congratulations to Clint Eastwood and Matt Damon on their nominations, and I extend my deepest gratitude to my producing partner Lori McCreary, and the entire cast and crew of ‘Invictus’ for their tireless work to make a film befitting of Nelson Mandela’s legacy. Playing Mandela was the greatest honor of my career, and I hope that I have done him proud.”

Sandra Bullock, nominated for Actress, Drama, for “The Blind Side,” and Actress, Musical or Comedy for “The Proposal.”

“I am beyond stunned. Just to be included in the company of these amazing women I have so admired through the years, has left me slack jawed with awe. It is TRULY an honor just to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press, and I will cherish this moment with all the artists I have worked with behind the scenes, who truly make me look good! Thank you very much.”

George Clooney, nominated for best Actor, Drama for “Up In The Air”

“Not a bad way to start a Tuesday.”

Penelope Cruz, nominated for best Supporting Actress for “NINE”

“I am so honored to be nominated for ‘NINE.’ I had an incredible time working on the film with such an amazing director, Rob Marshall, and with this extraordinary cast. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing me. I am also thrilled that Broken Embraces was nominated. Pedro has once again made a very brave and beautiful movie and I was very lucky to be a part of it.”

Gabourey Sidibe nominated for best Actress, Drama for “Precious”

“I am super excited and truly realize how special it is to go to one audition and end up a Golden Globe nominee. I’m so very honored to be a part of this movie and congratulate my amazing director Lee Daniels on making such an incredible film as well as MoNique on her nomination.”

Emily Blunt, nominated for best Actress, Drama for “The Young Victoria”

“I’m so grateful to have been nominated by the HFPA for what really is the role of my career so far. Playing the young Queen Victoria was a big challenge, but also a hugely rewarding experience and now to find myself nominated for a Golden Globe alongside such incredibly talented women is a massive thrill and is testament to the incredible effort of all the cast and crew on the film.”

Toni Collette, nominated for best Actress, Musical or Comedy for “United States of Tara

“Insomnia is not usually this much fun. I am ridiculously happy for our show. What a thrill.”

Michael C. Hall, nominated for best Actor, Drama for “Dexter”

“Thanks to the HFPA for this collective and individual recognition. I’m very gratified that John received an individual nomination as well. His performance as Trinity is an instant classic.”

Edie Falco, nominated for best Actress, Musical or Comedy for “United States Tara”

“I have loved every moment of working on this show and every person involved in the process… It’s a true honor and thrill to also have been recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press.”

Daniel Day Lewis, nominated for best Actor, Musical or Comedy for “NINE”

“A hearty thank you to the members of the HFPA. I am delighted and very grateful to be included. Congratulations to all fellow nominees and eternal thanks to Rob Marshall.”

Rob Marshall, director of “NINE,” which was nominated for best Picture, Musical or Comedy

“We’re so thrilled to be included in such a varied and exciting year for film. I am incredibly proud of this extraordinary cast and the amazing amount of dedication and passion they gave. Working with all of them was pure joy for me.”

Sigourney Weaver, nominated for best Actress, Miniseries or Movie for “Prayers For Bobby”

”‘Prayers For Bobby’ is a project close to my heart and it means so much to have the Hollywood Foreign Press acknowledge my work and the importance of this small but powerful film based on a true story.”

Thomas Jane, nominated for best Actor, Musical or Comedy for “Hung”

“I’m flattered and honored with this nomination and am so pleased that the Hollywood Foreign Press has acknowledged my work, as well as the work of my wonderfully talented co-star, Jane Adams”.

Colin Firth, nominated for best Actor, Drama for “A Single Man”

“The Hollywood Foreign Press have just given me a time out from my 20 year midlife crisis. My heartfelt thanks to them.”

Julianne Moore, nominated for best Supporting Actress for “A Single Man”

“I am so honored and thrilled to be among the Golden Globe nominees this year. I am happy for everybody – particularly my friend Colin Firth!”

Christopher Waltz, nominated for Supporting Actor for “Inglourious Basterds”

“Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press who have transported me from the unbelievable into the unimaginable.”

Bill Paxton, nominated for Actor, Drama for “Big Love”

“It’s such a great honor to be nominated this morning. I’m so proud of this past season of ‘Big Love,’ and am thrilled to share the nominations with our loyal cast and crew. A special thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for their support. Your organization has championed us from the very beginning. We really are a family and without my three beautiful wives I would not have made it on this short list of actors so I truly do share this with Jeanne, Ginnifer and Chloe.”

Chloe Sevigny, nominated for Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie for “Big Love”

“Wow! To be nominated for a Golden Globe for a job that I love is amazing! ‘BIG LOVE’ has always been such an incredible project to work on - from day one the characters and the stories were so intriguing; I’ve never gotten to play anyone like Nicki before. I am so thankful to the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing the work

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, nominated for best Actor, Musical or Comedy for “(500) Days of Summer”

“These days it seems like the world’s becoming one big international family and that’s a good thing! That said, I’m particularly happy and grateful to be honored by The Hollywood Foreign Press, an association defined by it’s international, or shall we say ‘global’ character. Movie making is so collaborative, the work I did in '(500) Days of Summer’ wouldn’t even exist if not for the film’s director Marc Webb, screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, and of course, my dear friend and sister-in-craft, Zooey Deschanel.”

Hugh Laurie, nominated for best Actor, Drama for “House”

“I feel very honored, and very, very, very lucky.”

Alec Baldwin, nominated for best Actor, Musical or Comedy for “30 Rock”

“I’m grateful for anything that helps the show.”

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