Posted on December 15th, 2009 by Frederik

Toni has received a Golden Globe nomination in the category Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy for “United States of Tara”. She shares this category with Courteney Cox (Cougar Town), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Tina Fey (30 Rock) and Lea Michele (Glee). This is Toni’s fourth nomination, she has received previous mentions for “Muriel’s Wedding”, “Tsunami: The Aftermath” and “Little Miss Sunshine”. Congratulations!

Posted on December 13th, 2009 by Frederik

Toni has again won an AFI Award – the sixth in her career – this time the International Award for Best Actress for “United States of Tara”. Congratulations! I’m trying to find a video clip of her acceptance speech, so if anyone can help, please drop me a line.

Posted on December 12th, 2009 by Frederik

It has taken quite its time to release on DVD since its January broadcast, but “United States of Tara” will finally be hitting stores on December 29, 2009. The disc will include all 12 episodes of the show’s first season as well as an additional disc with bonus features – an audio commentary with writer Diablo Cody and executive producer Jill Soloway as well as featurettes on Cody and Toni Collette. “United States of Tara” can be pre-ordered via Amazon.com.

Posted on November 11th, 2009 by Frederik

Showtime has announced premiere dates for several returning series. It’s Monday lineup returns on Jan. 25 with the second season of “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” at 10 p.m., followed by “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union” at 10:30 p.m. That same night, at 11 p.m., comes the launch of new series “La La Land,” from British comic Marc Wootton. Series stars Wootton as three different characters, as he interacts with real-life Angelenos. Then on March 22, Showtime’s Monday night sked shifts to the second season of its Edie Falco starrer “Nurse Jackie” at 10 p.m., followed by the sophomore season of “United States of Tara” – starring Emmy winner Toni Collette – at 10:30.

Posted on October 29th, 2009 by Frederik

Many thanks to Jaymie for the heads-up that The Boston (USA) Jewish Film Festival will be screening “Mary and Max” on November 12 – and also “Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger”, starring Toni Collette, on November 12 and 14.

Posted on October 28th, 2009 by Frederik

The nominees for the 2009 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards were announced on Wednesday 28 October 2009, at a special event held at the Chauvel Cinema, Sydney. And Toni’s role as Tara has won her yet another award nomination, this time as Best International Actress for the Australian AFI Award. The contenders in this category are Rose Byrne for “Damages,” Toni for “United States of Tara” and Melissa George and Mia Wasikowska for “In Treatment.” Additionally, “Mary & Max” has received a nomination among the Best Feature Films. The AFI Awards will be handed out on December 12, 2009.