James Cameron awarded best director for the movie “Avatar”
Hollywood director James Cameron Sunday bagged the Golden Globe award for best director for the sci-fi epic “Avatar”.
“Avatar”, starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez and Stephen Lang, is still going strong at the international box office and has grossed over $1.3 billion.
After receiving the award from actor Mel Gibson, Cameron said: “I wasn’t well prepared for this. I thought Kathryn (Bigelow) will win this award, but I am grateful to everyone on behalf of all my artists and actors?I also want to thank Susan, my partner, for being patient with me.”
Others nominated in the category were Kathryn Bigelow for “The Hurt Locker”, Clint Eastwood for “Invictus”, Jason Reitman “Up In The Air” and Quentin Tarantino for “Inglourious Basterds”.