Best drama series went to the acclaimed FX Cold War spy thriller The Americans - its first Golden Globe for its sixth and final season.
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Speaking with ET, said: "We'll have to see about that - it would be nice to play a villain, that would be another dream role for me". Amazon's Homecoming, Netflix's Bodyguard and BBC's Killing Eve are among those nominated in the Best TV Series - Drama category.
"The power of movies is that it brings us all together", he said. "We have to say, "I can do that".
Kevin Hart re-considering Oscars hosting role after DeGeneres backing
Hart had backed away two days after being named host last month when some homophobic tweets he had made a decade ago resurfaced. The comedienne then called the Academy and asked them if they would take Hart back, to which they apparently said yes.
After more traditional thanks to his cast mates and director Adam McKay, Bale added "thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration for this role".
Mahersala Ali won for his supporting role in the film "Green Book" and the film also won the best screenplay prize.
The boozy gala at the Beverly Hilton also recognised Alfonso Cuaron's Roma, a cinematic ode to his childhood in 1970s Mexico City, with best director and foreign film honours, while seven movies bagged one statuette each. There was no mention of President Trump or the government shutdown, although the pair made jokes about identity politics and cultural appropriation.
But some of their comic bits felt flat, including a gag about Jim Carrey being in the wrong seat and a bit in which fake doctors swarmed the room to administer "flu shots", which left many stars looking confused. Jeff Bridges will be honoured with the prestigious Cecil B DeMille Award.
The television side of the Globes can feel a bit redundant coming so soon after the Emmys in September, with numerous same nominees as the Television Academy field. Check out our full Golden Globes coverage for the latest news, fashion and more. "I'm just happy our show happened when it did".