Penelope Cruz was nominated today for the Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a television series for her role in "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace," and Antonio Banderas was nominated for best performance by an actor in a miniseries for "Genius: Picasso".
In this category, one of Banderas’ competitors will be Spanish-German actor Daniel Brühl, for "The Alienist".
This is the fourth nomination of Spanish actress to the Golden Globes. She was already nominated for the prize in 2007 for staring a drama for her role in "Volver" and as supporting actress in 2009 for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and the following year for "Nine."
For Banderas it is also his fourth nomination to the Globe for comedy or musical film actor for "Evita" (1996), for the same category for "The Mask of Zorro" (1998), and for "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself" (2003) he was nominated for best performance by an actor in a miniseries.
Also, both Cruz and Banderas are Emmy nominees for their roles in "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace" and "Genius: Picasso."
Penelope Cruz's competitors for the Golden Globe are Alex Borstein, nominated for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; Patricia Clarkson, for "Sharp Onjects"; Thandie Newton, for "Westworld", and Yvonne Strahovski, for "The Handmaid's Tale".
And Banderas faces Brühl, Darren Criss, for "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace"; Benedict Cumberbatch, for "Patrick Melrose", and Hugh Grant, for "A very English Scandal".