‘Foxcatcher’ racks up Golden Globe, SAG nominations
“Foxcatcher,” the film based on the murder of 1984 Olympic wrestling champion Dave Schultz, was nominated for Best Drama among its three total Golden Globe nominations announced Thursday.
Steve Carell, who played John du Pont, the man who shot and killed Schultz, was nominated for Best Actor in a drama.
Mark Ruffalo, who played Schultz, was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a drama.
The 72nd Golden Globe Awards will be on NBC on Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. ET.
Carell and Ruffalo were also nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards. That show is Jan. 25.
Academy Awards nominations are due in January. “Foxcatcher” garnered Oscar buzz when shown at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May.