On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards. The nominees were announced across a livestream hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan. It has not yet been revealed who will host this years ceremony, but ABC previously confirmed there will be a host this year. The ceremony has not had a host since Jimmy Kimmel headlined back in 2018.
The Power of the Dog lead the nominations with 12, including nominations for real-life couple Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons — who play husband and wife in the drama. Dune, the sci-fi epic starring Timothée Chalamet, earned 10 nominsyiond, wiyh Belfast and West Side Story each earning seven.
Will Packer (Girls Trip, Straight Outta Compton and Stomp the Yard) is producing the broadcast this year, with Glenn Weiss directing the ceremony. Packer said in a press release: “The power, the beauty, the romance of the imagery in movies has always attracted me. I’m fully embracing the challenge of bringing an ode to one of the most iconic mediums in the world to life. What an honor!”
The 94th annual Academy Awards will be held at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 27. For a full list of nominees, head to the official Oscars website: www.oscars.org.
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