González Iñárritu's BIRDMAN Leads Golden Globes Nominations

Birdman by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñarritu's leads the nominations for the 72nd annual edition of the Golden Globes, it was announced this morning. Birdman received seven Golden Globe nominations including for Best Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical) and Best Director.

González Iñarritu was also nominated for Best Screenplay along with Argentinean scriptwriters Nicolás Giacobone and Armando Bo, and Alexander Dinelaris. Mexican jazz musician Antonio Sánchez also earned a nomination for Best Original Score

It is not the first time González Iñárritu has been nominated for the Golden Globes, he won the award for Best Motion Picture (Drama) for Babel in 2007. Last year Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón received the Golden Globe for Best Director for Gravity.

Other Latino nominees include The Book of Life directed by Mexican filmmaker Jorge Gutiérrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro got nominated for Best Animated Feature; and Gina Rodriguez who's nominated for Best Actress (TV Comedy) for her work in Jane the Virgin.

The winners of the 72nd Golden Globes, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be announced on January 11 at a ceremony in Beverly Hills, California.