Hugh Jackman Has Awkward Reaction To James Franco Beating Him To Golden Globe
He struggled to hide his true feelings.
Hugh Jackman's hilarious reaction to being overlooked for a Golden Globe in favour of James Franco has gone viral.
The two actors were nominated in the 'Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy' category for their roles in The Disaster Artist and The Greatest Showman respectively.
Franco was announced as the winner, with his speech seeing him bring Tommy Wiseau - who he played in The Disaster Artist - up on stage. However, Twitter users were quick to pick up on the 49-year-old Australian looking less than impressed as he watched from the gallery.
Hugh Jackman’s face upon seeing he lost Best Actor for his circus musical to James Franco imitating Tommy Wiseau is my new favorite reaction image to everything ever.#GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/f5zH4Rgky4
— Denizcan S. (@MrFilmkritik) January 8, 2018
Others pointed out that his response was similar to the episode of Friends where Joey Tribbiani fails to pick up a 'Soapie' award.
— ᴍᴀʀɪᴀ (@nygmalpha) January 8, 2018
During his acceptance speech Franco, 39, thanked his family and friends, including his brother Dave Franco.
He said: “Finally my brother, when I went to NYU I always said I wanted my own Coen brother, someone to collaborate with.
“I realise this year I had my own Franco brother. I love him more than anything. Thanks to my mother for giving him to me.”