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Actors and directors react to Golden Globe nominations

This image released by Netflix shows Yael Stone, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from “Orange is the New Black.” Aduba was nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a TV movie or mini-series for her role on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. The 72nd annual Golden Globe awards will air on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 11. (AP Photo/Netflix, K.C. Bailey)
December 11, 2014 - 1:36 PM

Stars react to the Golden Globe nominations announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California:

— "I jumped so high for Ava, I think I've shattered my kneecap." — "Selma" star David Oyelowo, nominated for best actor in a drama, on celebrating director Ava DuVernay's nomination.

— "I have nothing more eventful planned than a nap." — Ricky Gervais, nominated for TV actor in a comedy series, on how he plans to celebrate.

— "Now can someone please explain who this 'Meryl Streep' woman is?!" — Emma Stone, nominated for supporting actress for "Birdman."

— "I'll probably go back to sleep. I might be having a mimosa with breakfast. I know I'll be having a mimosa with breakfast." — Actress Michelle Monaghan from Australia, where a 3 a.m. call woke her with the news she'd been nominated for her supporting role in "True Detective."

— "It's really cool. For lack of a better phrase this morning, that is what it is." — Jake Gyllenhaal on his best actor nod for "Nightcrawler."

— "We may order a pizza tonight. That might be our party." — Steve Carell on how he'll celebrate his nomination for dramatic actor in "Foxcatcher."

— "I was staring straight at the ceiling when I got a text from my manager — it had to be 5:30 a.m. in LA — saying, 'Yaaaaay.'" — Jeffrey Tambor on how he learned of his acting nomination for the TV series "Transparent."

— "I'm trying to finish all my Christmas shopping in a day, and now I got this phone call. I'm about to have a few mulled wines to celebrate." — Actor Eddie Redmayne, speaking from London about his best actor nomination for playing Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything."

— "It's crazy. It's crazy — eyes." — Actress Uzo Aduba, nominated for supporting actress for playing Crazy Eyes on "Orange is the New Black."

— "He's going to be drinking coffee out of a Champagne flute." — Chris Miller, co-director of animated film nominee "The Lego Movie," on how co-director Phil Lord will celebrate the nod.

— "Not a bad way to start a Thursday." — Actor Colin Hanks on his supporting actor nomination for "Fargo."

— "I love Champagne!" — Composer Alexandre Desplat, nominated for his score for "The Imitation Game."

— "I'm working on a film called 'A Monster Calls' in Barcelona, Spain. We're just in the middle of putting a bald cap and some eyebrows on me as we speak. I just got the news." — Actress Felicity Jones, nominated for actress in a drama for "The Theory of Everything."

— "Whatever was in the fridge we just kind of opened and drank." — Pawel Pawlikowski, who was teaching a class in film school when his students told him his film "Ida" was nominated in the foreign language category.

— "I'm preparing to sing in the Vatican Christmas concert that's televised in Italy. I'll be rehearsing with the Vatican orchestra. That's how I'll be celebrating." — Singer-songwriter Patti Smith on her first movie song and first nomination for "Mercy Is" from "Noah."

— "I bet imbibing a bit of alcohol might be something we participate in." — Travis Knight, executive producer of animated film nominee "The Boxtrolls."


AP Entertainment Writers Derrik J. Lang, Lynn Elber and Sandy Cohen contributed to this report.

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