The primary batch of presenters for the 2021 Golden Globes is right here and it consists of a few of final 12 months’s winners and fan-favorites.
Awkwafina, Cynthia Erivo, Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger and “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar” co-stars Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo are a number of the names who will go out awards to one of the best in films and TV on Feb. 28, in keeping with the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation’s Wednesday announcement.
Phoenix gained Greatest Actor on the Globes final 12 months for “Joker,” whereas Zellweger gained Greatest Actress for “Judy,” each within the drama classes. Awkwafina scored Greatest Actress for Musical/Comedy for “The Farewell,” marking the primary time an Asian-American ever gained the award. Erivo was nominated for her portrayal as Harriet Tubman in “Harriet,” whereas Wiig and Mumolo have been nominated for 2011’s “Bridesmaids.”
The group will be part of Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, who — for the primary time in Globes historical past — will perform their internet hosting duties from reverse sides of the nation. Fey, 50, might be stationed in New York at Rockefeller Middle’s Rainbow Room, and Poehler, 49, might be on the ordinary venue, the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
Extra presenters might be revealed earlier than the present, which airs Feb. 28 at eight p.m. ET on NBC.
The Globes, which honor one of the best performances and productions in movie and tv for the earlier 12 months, are normally held on the primary Sunday of the 12 months however the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation pushed again the 2021 ceremony resulting from COVID-19. The 2021 Oscars, normally held in February, have been additionally delayed, to Sunday, April 25.
Whereas the format for the present — believed to be each in-person and digital — remains to be unknown, Poehler told Seth Meyers in January that she was 100% clueless as to how they plan to drag it off.
“We simply have just a few remaining questions,” she mentioned. “When, how, why, the place and what? Simply these, that’s all we have to discover out. However we’re going to determine it out.”
“It is going to be a tonic for all of us to see the 2 of you,” Meyers added.