Daniel Kaluuya Earns Golden Globe Win for Role in ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

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The 78th annual Golden Globe Awards took place this evening, an event recognizing and celebrating the films and television shows that ushered us through 2020.

Daniel Kaluuya, known for his roles in Get Out and Black Panther, recently stepped into much more revolutionary shoes, taking on the role of Fred Hampton — the Party Chairman for the Illinois chapter of the Black Panthers.

For his portrayal, Kaluuya was nominated for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, and all his hard work and dedication paid off, as Kaluuya rightfully earned the win! The other nominees included Sacha Baron Cohen, Leslie Odom Jr., Bill Murray, and Jared Leto.

Judas and the Black Messiah tells the story of Fred Hampton, as he leads his chapter of the Black Panthers to fight for social and racial justice. Meanwhile, Bill O’Neal is tasked by the FBI to infiltrate the Panthers. The film boasts a powerhouse cast, including Dominique Fishback, LaKeith Stanfield, Dominique Thorne, Jesse Plemons, Ashton Sanders, and more.

Judas and the Black Messiah will be available to stream on HBO Max through March 14. Don’t miss your chance to watch this incredible film!

Find the full list of winners from the show here.

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