Clooney vs. Pitt vs. DiCaprio

George, Brad and Leonardo are all among the Best Actor nominees for the 2012 Golden Globes.

The nominations for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards were announced today (15th December) and George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio will be battling it out for the 'Best Actor' gong.

The eventual winner will no doubt be delighted with the award as they will also be going up against Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender.

Meanwhile, Clooney's film 'The Ides of March' has given him 3 more nominations for best director, drama and screenplay.

Elsewhere, Glee has received a nod for best comedy series and Angelina Jolie's directional debut 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' received a nomination for best foreign language film.

The 69th annual Golden Globe Awards will take place on January 15th 2012 and will be hosted by Ricky Gervais for a third successive year.

Other notable nominations:

Best Motion Picture, Drama: 'The Descendants', 'The Help', 'Hugo', 'The Ides of March', 'Moneyball', 'Warhorse'
Best Director: Woody Allen, George Clooney, Michel Hazan, Alex Payne, Martin Scorsese (Hugo)
Best Actress in a Drama: Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Rooney Mara, Meryl Streep, Tilda Swinton
Best Comedy Series: Enlightened, Episodes, Glee, Modern Family, New Girl
Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy: 50/50, The Artist, Bridesmaids, Midnight in Paris, My Week With Marilyn