Academy Award-winning actor Matt Damon will present the Cecil B. DeMille Award to Robert De Niro at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which will be held Jan. 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Ricky Gervais will host the ceremony, which will be broadcast live on NBC beginning at 8 PM ET. Also announced to present are “American Idol” judge Jennifer Lopez, “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson, Garrett Hedlund (“Friday Night Lights”) and “Gossip Girl” cast member Leighton Meester.
“30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Big C,” “Glee,” “Modern Family” and “Nurse Jackie,” all shows starring stage folk, are among the television shows competing in the Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical category; while Broadway’s Alan Menken and Glenn Slater were nominated in the Best Original Song-Motion Picture category for “I See the Light,” from the animated film “Tangled.”
The Golden Globes is always a big party – and now the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has confirmed some of its high-profile guests.
Matt Damon will also be on-hand to present the Cecil B. DeMille Award to Robert De Niro during the Jan. 16 telecast.
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, air live Jan. 16 on NBC at 5 p.m. from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.