For the primary time within the award present’s historical past, three feminine administrators earned nominations for greatest director on Wednesday, bringing requires elevated recognition for the work of ladies in Hollywood to an necessary second.
Nominees Chloé Zhao (“Nomadland”), Emerald Fennell (“Promising Younger Lady”) and Regina King (“One Evening in Miami”) carry the full variety of girl nominated within the class within the Globes’ 78-year historical past to eight.
The opposite greatest director nominees this 12 months have been David Fincher (“Mank”) and Aaron Sorkin (“The Trial of the Chicago 7”).
Zhao, King and Fennell be a part of a brief however prestigious checklist of fellow feminine nominees within the class. Barbara Streisand, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola, Ava DuVernay and Kathryn Bigelow have additionally been nominated within the class, with Streisand being the only winner amongst them.
Streisand received one of the best director Golden Globe in 1983 for “Yentl.”
In hailing King’s accomplishment for her directorial function movie debut on Wednesday, Amazon Studios additionally identified that she is now the second Black girl nominated within the class.
Zhao, in the meantime, is the primary girl of Asian descent to be nominated within the class.
The Golden Globes will air Sunday, February 28, 2021 on NBC, with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.