Academy Award® Nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal gets third Golden Globe nomination
New York, NY, December 11, 2014 – SundanceTV received a Golden Globe nomination today for its miniseries “The Honorable Woman.” Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart, The Dark Knight) was nominated in the “Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television” category. The 72nd annual Golden Globes Awards will be held on Sunday evening, January 11, 2015 in Los Angeles.
“In this time of such incredible storytelling on television, we are deeply honored that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has recognized Sundance TV and Maggie Gyllenhaal,” said Sarah Barnett, SundanceTV President and General Manager. “Sundance TV’s powerful, auteur-driven narratives from creators like Hugo Blick are resonating with critics and passionate fans alike. Maggie’s performance was magnificent.”
The announcement marks six total nominations in SundanceTV’s history, with two past wins. This was a banner year for SundanceTV, with the Los Angeles Times calling it “artisanal television.” The network expanded its original programming slate with its second wholly owned scripted drama, “The Red Road,” and the second season of the critically acclaimed and WGA-nominated “Rectify.”
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About “The Honorable Woman”
“The Honorable Woman” is written and directed by BAFTA Award® winner Hugo Blick (The Shadow Line), is an Eight Rooks and Drama Republic Production for BBC TWO and is co-produced by SundanceTV. The miniseries is executive produced by Drama Republic’s Greg Brenman (Billy Elliot) and produced by Abi Bach (Small Island). The series stars Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart, The Dark Knight, Secretary), Academy Award nominee Stephen Rea (“The Shadow Line,” “Father & Son,” V for Vendetta); Oscar and Tony Award® nominee Janet McTeer (“Damages,” Albert Nobbs); Lindsay Duncan (“The Hollow Crown,” “White Heat”); Andrew Buchan (“Broadchurch,” “Garrow’s Law,” “The Fixer”); BAFTA Award® nominee Katherine Parkinson (“The IT Crowd,” “Sherlock”); Eve Best (“Nurse Jackie,” The King’s Speech); Lubna Azbal (Incendies, Occupation, Paradise Now, Body of Lies); Tobias Menzies (“Game of Thrones,” “Rome,” “The Shadow Line”).
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