The 2021 Oscar nominations were announced by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London on Monday morning.
The nominees for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards were lead by David Fincher’s “Mank”, which earned 10 nominations including Best Picture, Director, Actor for Gary Oldman, Supporting Actress for Amanda Seyfried and more. “The Father”, “Judas and the Black Messiah”, “Nomadland”, “Sound of Metal”, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and “Minari” each came away with six nominations, all earning a nomination for Best Picture.
The Best Director category saw history made with two women receiving nominations – Emerald Fennell for “Promising Young Woman”, and Chloé Zhao for “Nomadland,” which also makes her the first woman of color to directing nomination. Asian-American director Lee Isaac Chung was also nominated for “Minari”, while Danish director Thomas Vinterberg earned a nomination for “Another Round”.
Yuh-Jung Youn also made history by becoming the first South Korean actor to receive a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Minari”. Star Steven Yeun was also nominated for Best Actor for the film. Other nominations included the late Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”
The 93rd Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, April 25 starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.
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