BD Wong as White Rose on Mr Robot. credit: USA Network

BD Wong, Oscar Isaac, Aziz Ansari, Randall Park, Constance Wu and more nominated for 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards

Congratulations to BD Wong, Aziz Ansari, Randall Park, Constance Wu and Oscar Isaac on their 2016 Critics’ Choice Award nominations in the Television category.

The Critics’ Choice Awards are the newly combined honors from the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association. The winners of the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards will be announced at the Sunday, January 17th awards gala, hosted by T.J. Miller at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. It will broadcast live on A&E (8/7c), Lifetime and LMN.

BD Wong as White Rose on Mr Robot. credit: USA Network
BD Wong as White Rose on Mr Robot. credit: USA Network

Wong’s turn as White Rose in the USA Network’s Mr. Robot has garnered him a Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series nod.  Over the summer, he reprised his role as Dr. Wu in the blockbuster Jurassic World, which has been nominated for Best Action Movie, Best Sci-Fi Horror Movie, Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in an Action Movie (Chris Pratt) and Best Actress in an Action Movie (Bryce Dallas Howard) in the Film category. Wong has been shooting the FOX Bat-prequel Gotham portraying the iconic Bat-foe Hugo Strange, a brilliant professor and psychiatrist tapped to head up Gotham City’s notorious Arkham Asylum.

Constance Wu and Randall Park in ABC's 'Fresh Off the Boat'. Credit: ABC
Constance Wu and Randall Park in ABC’s ‘Fresh Off the Boat’. Credit: ABC

Fresh Off the Boat‘s Randall Park will go head to head in the Best Actor in a Comedy Series with Master of None‘s Aziz Ansari, who also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Musical or Comedy Park’s Fresh Off the Boat co-star Constance Wu has been nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.

Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari

Oscar Isaac, who starred as Nick Wasicsko in HBO’s Show Me A Hero,  won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture made for Television last Sunday, and is nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor in a Movie made for Television or Limited Series. Show Me A Hero has also been nominated for Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series and Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series (Winona Ryer).

Video: Oscar Isaac Wins Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie – Golden Globes 2016

The Guatemalan-American actor and singer received his first Golden Globe nomination for his starring role in Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), and is know for his lead roles in A Most Violent Year (2014) and Ex Machina (2015), which has been nominated for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie, Best Original Screenplay (Alex Garland) and Best Visual Effects.

Oscar Isaac. Photo by Lia Chang
Oscar Isaac. Photo by Lia Chang

Isaac stars as X-wing pilot Poe Dameron in the seventh Star Wars film – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and in 2016, can be seen in the ninth X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), as the titular supervillain Apocalypse.

Peter Sohn's 'The Good Dinosaur'
Peter Sohn’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Other nominations of note include Peter Sohn’s The Good Dinosaur  (Best Animated Feature), The Assassins (Best Foreign Language Film), and Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto (Best Score) for The Revenant.

Congratulations to all of the nominees.

TELEVISION
BEST DRAMA SERIES
Empire 
Mr. Robot 
Penny Dreadful 
Rectify 
The Knick 
The Leftovers 
UnREAL 

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Hugh Dancy – Hannibal 
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot 
Clive Owen – The Knick 
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan 
Justin Theroux – The Leftovers 
Aden Young – Rectify 

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Shiri Appleby – UnREAL
Carrie Coon – The Leftovers 
Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder 
Eva Green – Penny Dreadful 
Taraji P. Henson – Empire 
Krysten Ritter – Jessica Jones

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Clayne Crawford – Rectify
Christopher Eccleston – The Leftovers 
Andre Holland – The Knick 
Jonathan Jackson – Nashville 
Rufus Sewell – The Man in the High Castle 
Christian Slater – Mr. Robot 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Ann Dowd – The Leftovers 
Regina King – The Leftovers 
Helen McCrory – Penny Dreadful 
Hayden Panettiere – Nashville 
Maura Tierney – The Affair 
Constance Zimmer – UnREAL 

BEST GUEST ACTOR/ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Richard Armitage – Hannibal 
Justin Kirk – Manhattan 
Patti LuPone – Penny Dreadful 
Margo Martindale – The Good Wife 
Marisa Tomei – Empire 
BD Wong – Mr. Robot 

BEST COMEDY SERIES
black-ish 
Catastrophe 
Jane the Virgin 
Master of None
The Last Man on Earth 
Transparent 
You’re the Worst 

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Anthony Anderson – black-ish 
Aziz Ansari – Master of None 
Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth 
Randall Park – Fresh Off the Boat 
Fred Savage – The Grinder 
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent 

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Rachel Bloom — Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Aya Cash — You’re the Worst
Wendi McLendon-Covey — The Goldbergs 
Gina Rodriguez — Jane the Virgin
Tracee Ellis Ross — black-ish
Constance Wu — Fresh Off the Boat

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine 
Jaime Camil – Jane the Virgin
Jay Duplass – Transparent 
Neil Flynn – The Middle 
Keegan-Michael Key – Playing House 
Mel Rodriguez – Getting On 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory 
Kether Donohue – You’re the Worst 
Allison Janney – Mom 
Judith Light – Transparent 
Niecy Nash – Getting On 
Eden Sher – The Middle

BEST GUEST ACTOR/ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Ellen Burstyn – Mom 
Anjelica Huston – Transparent 
Cherry Jones – Transparent 
Jenifer Lewis – black-ish 
Timothy Olyphant — The Grinder
John Slattery – Wet Hot American Summer 

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Hotel 
Kirsten Dunst – Fargo 
Sarah Hay – Flesh and Bone 
Alyvia Alyn Lind – Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors 
Rachel McAdams – True Detective 
Shanice Williams – The Wiz Live! 

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Childhood’s End 
Fargo 
Luther 
Saints & Strangers 
Show Me a Hero 
The Wiz Live! 

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Wes Bentley — American Crime Story: Hotel
Martin Clunes —Arthur & George 
Idris Elba — Luther 
Oscar Isaac —Show Me a Hero
Vincent Kartheiser — Saints & Strangers 
Patrick Wilson — Fargo

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
David Alan Grier – The Wiz Live! 
Ne-Yo – The Wiz Live! 
Nick Offerman – Fargo 
Jesse Plemons – Fargo 
Raoul Trujillo – Saints & Strangers 
Bokeem Woodbine – Fargo 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Mary J. Blige – The Wiz Live! 
Laura Haddock – Luther 
Cristin Milioti – Fargo 
Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Hotel 
Winona Ryder – Show Me a Hero 
Jean Smart – Fargo 

BEST ANIMATION SERIES
Bob’s Burgers 
BoJack Horseman 
South Park 
Star Wars Rebels 
The Simpsons 

BEST TALK SHOW
Jimmy Kimmel Live 
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart 
The Graham Norton Show 
The Late Late Show with James Corden 
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 

BEST REALITY SHOW – COMPETITION
Chopped 
Face Off 
MasterChef Junior 
Survivor 
The Amazing Race 
The Voice 

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST
Ted Allen – Chopped 
Phil Keoghan – The Amazing Race
James Lipton – Inside the Actors Studio 
Jane Lynch – Hollywood Game Night 
Jeff Probst – Survivor 
Gordon Ramsay – Hell’s Kitchen 

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SHOW
Antiques Roadshow 
Inside The Actors Studio 
MythBusters
Project Greenlight 
Shark Tank 
Undercover Boss 

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SHOW
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown 
Cops 
Deadliest Catch 
Intervention 
Naked and Afraid 
Pawn Stars 

FILM
BEST PICTURE
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Carol
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Room
Sicario
Spotlight

BEST ACTOR
Bryan Cranston
Trumbo
Matt Damon
The Martian
Johnny Depp
Black Mass
Leonardo DiCaprio
The Revenant
Michael Fassbender
Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne
The Danish Girl

BEST ACTRESS
Cate Blanchett
Carol
Brie Larson
Room
Jennifer Lawrence
Joy
Charlotte Rampling
45 Years
Saoirse Ronan
Brooklyn
Charlize Theron
Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Paul Dano
Love & Mercy
Tom Hardy
The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo
Spotlight
Mark Rylance
Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon
99 Homes
Sylvester Stallone
Creed

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jennifer Jason Leigh
The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara
Carol
Rachel McAdams
Spotlight
Helen Mirren
Trumbo
Alicia Vikander
The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet
Steve Jobs

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Abraham Attah
Beasts of No Nation
RJ Cyler
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Shameik Moore
Dope
Milo Parker
Mr. Holmes
Jacob Tremblay
Room

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
The Big Short
The Hateful Eight
Spotlight
Straight Outta Compton
Trumbo

BEST DIRECTOR
Todd Haynes
Carol
Alejandro González Iñárritu
The Revenant
Tom McCarthy
Spotlight
George Miller
Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott
The Martian
Steven Spielberg
Bridge of Spies

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Bridge of Spies
Alex Garland
Ex Machina
Quentin Tarantino
The Hateful Eight
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley
Inside Out
Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy
Spotlight

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
The Big Short
Nick Hornby
Brooklyn
Drew Goddard
The Martian
Emma Donoghue
Room
Aaron Sorkin
Steve Jobs

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Carol
Ed Lachman
The Hateful Eight
Robert Richardson
Mad Max: Fury Road
John Seale
The Martian
Dariusz Wolski
The Revenant
Emmanuel Lubezki
Sicario
Roger Deakins

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Bridge of Spies
Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo
Brooklyn
François Séguin, Jennifer Oman and Louise Tremblay
Carol
Judy Becker, Heather Loeffler
The Danish Girl
Eve Stewart, Michael Standish
Mad Max: Fury Road
Colin Gibson
The Martian
Arthur Max, Celia Bobak

BEST EDITING
The Big Short
Hank Corwin
Mad Max: Fury Road
Margaret Sixel
The Martian
Pietro Scalia
The Revenant
Stephen Mirrione
Spotlight
Tom McArdle

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Brooklyn
Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Carol
Sandy Powell
Cinderella
Sandy Powell
The Danish Girl
Paco Delgado
Mad Max: Fury Road
Jenny Beavan

BEST HAIR & MAKEUP
Black Mass
Carol
The Danish Girl
The Hateful Eight
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Ex Machina
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
The Walk

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Anomalisa
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie

BEST ACTION MOVIE
Furious 7
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Sicario

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Daniel Craig
Spectre
Tom Cruise
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Tom Hardy
Mad Max: Fury Road
Chris Pratt
Jurassic World
Paul Rudd
Ant-Man

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Emily Blunt
Sicario
Rebecca Ferguson
Mission:Impossible – Rogue Nation
Bryce Dallas Howard
Jurassic World
Jennifer Lawrence
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
Charlize Theron
Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST COMEDY
The Big Short
Inside Out
Joy
Sisters
Spy
Trainwreck

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Christian Bale
The Big Short
Steve Carell
The Big Short
Robert De Niro
The Intern
Bill Hader
Trainwreck
Jason Statham
Spy

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Tina Fey
Sisters
Jennifer Lawrence
Joy
Melissa McCarthy
Spy
Amy Schumer
Trainwreck
Lily Tomlin
Grandma

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE
Ex Machina
It Follows
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
The Assassin
Goodnight Mommy
Mustang
The Second Mother
Son of Saul

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Amy
Cartel Land
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
He Named Me Malala
The Look of Silence
Where to Invade Next

BEST SONG
Fifty Shades of Grey
“Love Me Like You Do”
Furious 7
“See You Again”
The Hunting Ground
“Til It Happens To You”
Love & Mercy
“One Kind of Love”
Spectre
“Writing’s on the Wall”
Youth
“Simple Song #3”

BEST SCORE
Carol
Carter Burwell
The Hateful Eight
Ennio Morricone
The Revenant
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto
Sicario
Johann Johannsson
Spotlight
Howard Shore

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Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits
Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an award-winning filmmaker, a Best Actress nominee, a photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Examiner.comJade Magazine and Playbill.com.

All text, graphics, articles & photographs: © 2000-2016 Lia Chang Multimedia. All rights reserved. All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of Lia Chang. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content. For permission, please contact Lia at lia@liachang.com

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