Apple TV+ hit series Ted Lasso scored two nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes on Wednesday. The animated movie Wolfwalkers, which is also exclusive to the service, received a nomination too, as did Bill Murray’s performance in the movie On The Rocks.
‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ up For Golden Globes
Ted Lasso, which tells the tale of a bumbling American football coach recruited to soccer’s English Premier League, was nominated in the Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy. Jason Sudeikis, who plays the lead character, was nominated in the Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy. The series will go up against Emily in Paris (Netflix), The Flight Attendant (HBO Max), The Great (Hulu), and Schitt’s Creek (POP TV) for the prestigious award. Mr. Sudeikis, meanwhile, is up against Don Cheadle (Blue Monday), Nicholas Hoult (The Great), Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek), and Ramy Youssef (Ramy). This follows recent Critics’ Choice nominations for the show and its cast.
Wolfwalkers is nominated in the Best Motion Picture – Animated category. It is competing against The Croods: A New Age, Onward, Over The Moon, and Soul.
Bill Murray featured in the Apple distributed movie On The Rocks. He has been nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture category. Sacha Baron Cohen (Trial of the Chicago 7), Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah), Jared Leto (The Little Things), and Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami) are nominees in the same category.