2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles

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The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and Union Station in Los Angeles (rescheduled from its original February date).

The nominees list was presented by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas in a global live stream aired by the Academy. Among the noteworthy nominations is a posthumous nod for Chadwick Boseman, star of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Boseman died at just 43 years of age in August after a private four-year fight with colon cancer.

The nominees for Best Picture:

The Father

Judas and the Black Messiah




Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Director

Thomas Vinterberg (Another Round)

David Fincher (Mank) 

Lee Isaac Chung (Minari) 

Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) 

Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) 

Best Actor in a Leading Role 

Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) 

Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) 

Anthony Hopkins (The Father) 

Gary Oldman (Mank) 

Steven Yeun (Minari) 

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) 

Andra Day (The United States v. Billie Holiday) 

Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman) 

Frances McDormand (Nomadland) 

Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman) 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Sacha Baron Cohen (The Trial of the Chicago 7) 

Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah) 

Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami) 

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal) 

Lakeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm) 

Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy) 

Olivia Colman (The Father) 

Amanda Seyfried (Mank) 

Yuh-jung Youn (Minari) 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Animated Feature Film


Over the Moon

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon



Best Original Score

Best Original Song

Costume Design

Best Cinematography

Best Visual Effects

Makeup and Hairstyling

Film Editing

Production Design


International Feature Film

Documentary Feature

Click here for the full list of 2021 Academy Award nominations.

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