Award season is very much in the air as Maggie Smith gets nominated for many awards with her current job, Downton Abbey.Among the list of awards are:
- Golden Globe nominations- Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical, for Quartet, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television, for Downtown Abbey: Season 2.
- Four Screen Actor's Guild awards- Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress in a Drama Series for her roles in both Downton Abbey and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. As both productions are also nominated for Best Ensemble Cast, she could pick up those awards as well.
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As regards Golden Globes, voice-actor Toby Jones(a.k.a. Dobby) is also nominated for an award.
Harry Potter, as we previously let you know via twitter, has been nominated (in a way) for People's Choice this year as Potterheads as a fandom is a nominee as is Emma Watson for her movie Perks. Voting is closed since 11.59pm EST yesterday however do keep your fingers crossed for us all and Emma!
Harry Potter is also nominated for a series award at the upcoming Critics Choice Awards. The award ceremony will be held in January and the category, film franchise, can be voted on here.
Finally, in FABULOUS news, Emma Watson has won Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 San Diego Film Critics Society awards for her part in Perks of Being A Wallflower!