Just three days before nomination ballots for the Golden Globes were due, Sony Pictures screened a rough cut of “All the Money In the World” for the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
One week later, the kidnapping thriller earned three nominations: Ridley Scott for best director, Michelle Williams for actress in a drama film and Christopher Plummer for supporting actor. The latter nod was particularly surprising, given that the 87-year-old was only cast in the film in November.
That’s right — Plummer was cast in, shot and earned a nomination for “All the Money In the World” basically in the span of a month.
The whirlwind began on Oct. 29, when Kevin Spacey — who had...