Adam Sandler’s ‘Uncut Gems’ Re-Classified as Drama for Golden Globes
Published on Dec 03, 2019
A rep for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association confirmed Monday that the organization had overturned the submission of “Uncut Gems” as a musical/comedy, and it will compete as a drama. Nominations will be announced Dec. 9.
In 2016, “The Martian” won the Golden Globe for comedy, spurring the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to amend the rules a few months later. The new rules state that “dramas with comedic overtones should be entered as dramas” rather than in the musical or comedy category.
Sandler portrays a New York jewelry store owner and compulsive gambler who’s scrambling to pay off his debts. The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival in August and opens in theaters Dec. 13 through A24.
“Uncut Gems” has been nominated for three Gotham Awards and five Independent Spirit Awards,
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Author: Dave McNary