Monday, December 18, 2006

Golden Globe Odds

From Movie City News:

December 18, New York– The 64th Annual Golden Globe awards, which will air January 15th, is sparking an interest throughout the nation with the announcement of its nominees this past Thursday. As the public chooses their favorites, sportsbooks are creating odds for one of the biggest entertainment betting nights of the year.

Whether it’s at a “Golden Party” or in an on-line sportsbook, entertainment gambling on award shows represent a huge increase in betting. As the public speculation mounts, BetUS.com, the largest and most respected sportsbook on the web, posted odds on who will have the most “Golden” year.

BetUS.com posted the following odds regarding the Golden Globes:

Best Motion Picture - Drama
Babel - 4/1
Bobby - 40/1
The Departed - 10/12
Little Children - 10/1
The Queen - 3/2

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Penelope Cruz- Volver - 6/1
Judi Dench - Notes on a Scandal - 12/1
Maggie Gyllenhaal - SherryBaby - 30/1
Helen Mirren - The Queen - 1/10
Kate Winslet - Little Children - 10/1

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Leonardo DiCaprio - Blood Diamond - 50/1
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Departed - 10/1
Peter O’Toole - Venus - 5/2
Will Smith - The Pursuit of Happiness - 8/1
Forest Whitaker - The Last King of Scotland - 1/3

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Borat - 8/1
The Devil Wears Prada - 30/1
Dreamgirls - 1/10
Little Miss Sunshine - 5/1
Thank You for Smoking - 30/1

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Annette Bening - Running With Scissors - 5/2
Toni Collette - Little Miss Sunshine - 35/1
Beyonce Knowles - Dreamgirls - 10/1
Meryl Streep - The Devil Wears Prada - 1/5
Renee Zellweger - Miss Potter - 35/1

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or
MusicalSacha Baron Cohen - Borat - 1/4
Johnny Depp – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest - 3/1
Aaron Eckhart – Thank You for Smoking - 10/1
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Kinky Boots - 25/1
Will Ferrell – Stranger Than Fiction - 10/1

Best Director- Motion Picture
Clint Eastwood – Flags of our Fathers - 30/1
Clint Eastwood – Letters from Iwo Jima - 6/1
Stephen Frears – The Queen - 3/1
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Babel - 15/1
Martin Scorsese – The Departed - 2/7

Best Animated Feature Film
Cars - 3/1
Happy Feet - 1/5
Monster House - 10/1

Best Foreign Language Film
Apocalypto (USA) - 2/1
Letters from Iow Jima (USA/Japan) - 4/1
The Lives of Others (Germany) - 10/1
Pan’s Labyrinth (Mexico) - 3/1
Volver (Spain) - 3/2

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Adriana Barraza – Babel - 5/1
Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal - 2/1
Emily Blunt – The Devil Wears Prada - 10/1
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls - 10/1
Rinko Kikuchi - Babel - 5/1

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Ben Affleck – Hollywoodland - 15/1
Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls - 20/1
Jack Nicholson – The Departed - 2/1
Brad Pitt - Babel - 1/2
Mark Wahlberg – The Departed - 5/1

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Guillermo Arriaga – Babel - 2/1
Todd Field and Tom Perrotta – Little Children - 20/1
Patrick Marber – Notes on a Scandal - 5/1
William Monahan – The Departed - 1/2
Peter Morgan – The Queen - 5/1

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