‘Across the Spider-Verse’ Star Hailee Steinfeld Takes a Stand By Blatantly Dissing Studio Execs at 2024 Golden Globes

Hailee Steinfeld made a blunt remark on the studio executives at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards.

‘Across the Spider-Verse’ Star Hailee Steinfeld Takes a Stand By Blatantly Dissing Studio Execs at 2024 Golden Globes


  • Daniel Kaluuya, Hailee Steinfeld and Shameik Moore took to stage to present the award for the Best Motion Picture Screenplay at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards.
  • There, the trio showcased the significance of writers in the filmmaking process.
  • They did a scripted banter for the same which included making a blunt remark to diss the studio executives.
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Hailee Steinfeld presented the award for best motion picture screenplay at the 81st Golden Globe Awards. Her Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse co-stars, Daniel Kaluuya and Shameik Moore accompanied her to the stage for a small scripted presentation before they announced the winner in that category. 

Hailee Steinfeld in Bumblebee
Hailee Steinfeld in Bumblebee

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Steinfeld has gained recognition in both acting and the music industry. Having kickstarted her acting journey with several film roles, True Grit became her breakthrough project. She has worked in several acclaimed projects including Transformers spin-off film Bumblebee (2018), voicing Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman in Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023). At the Awards night, the trio did a scripted witticism in which the former took a stand by blatantly dissing studio executives.


Hailee Steinfeld Dissed Studio Execs. at the 2024 Golden Globes

Daniel Kaluuya, Hailey Steinfeld and Shameik Moore at the 2024 Golden Globes
Daniel Kaluuya, Hailey Steinfeld, and Shameik Moore at the 2024 Golden Globes

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Hailee Steinfeld along with Daniel Kaluuya and Shameik Moore performed a scripted interaction to highlight how writers are an integral part of filmmaking. The trio took to the stage to present the award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards. The Bumblebee actress stated, 

“This year we were all reminded of the critical importance of writers to the creative process.”

Kaluuya continued, 


“To demonstrate the importance of writers and writing, we asked that this segment be written not by writers, but by studio executives.”

As the audience burst into laughter, Kaluuya awkwardly asked Moore, “What is up, Shameik?”

“Not much, Daniel,” Moore replied, before turning to his Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse co-star, asking, “How are you, Hailee?”

She replied, “I am relatable. I am enjoy the Golden Globes. Do you agree?”

Before the awkward interaction ends, Moore wrapped it up stating, “Here are these nominations for movie writing, for the movies.”


The trio’s awkward banter was an obvious reference to last year’s writers’ strike. The Writers Guild of America struck for 148 days before getting a new contract with studios and streamers. It kickstarted on May 2 until September 27, over a labor dispute with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

Who is the Winner in the Best Motion Picture Screenplay Category at the 2024 Golden Globes?

Anatomy of a Fall
Anatomy of a Fall

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The 81st Golden Globe Awards honored the best in the filmmaking and TV industry for their past year’s efforts. For the Best Motion Picture Screenplay category, a total of six projects were nominated.


The Best Screenplay eventually went to Justine Triet and Arthur Harari for Anatomy of a Fall. The 2023 project stars Sandra Hüller as Sandra Voyter, a writer who trying to prove her innocence in her husband, Samuel Maleski’s death. The French courtroom drama thriller gained critical acclaim and accolades including a Golden Globe Award in the Best Picture – Non-English Language category.

Meanwhile, the nominees for this category included Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach for Barbie, Tony McNamara for Poor Things, Christopher Nolan for Oppenheimer, Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese for Killers of the Flower Moon and Celine Song for Past Lives. 

Check out the video clip of their presentation here.



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