This morning (January 16), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled this year’s Oscar nominees, and some of our favorite stars have weighed in on the news.
Leonardo DiCaprio gushed over his nod for Best Actor (Wolf of Wall Street), noting, "I am deeply humbled by this honor and even happier to share today with Marty [Scorsese], Jonah [Hill], Terry [Winter], as well as this entire cast and crew. The Wolf of Wall Street has been a passion project of mine, and I found the role to be one of the most challenging and rewarding of my career. Congratulations to all of my fellow nominees and thank you to the Academy for this extraordinary recognition."
It’s going to be another great year at the BAFTA Awards, and with the impressive field of nominees just announced, many of the honorees have shared their excitement.
“American Hustle” director David O. Russell gushed over the film’s 10 nominations, calling it “mind blowing.” “I am humbled and beyond grateful. It means everything to have our actors and our crafts people, who put their hearts into this picture, acknowledged."
Given that it’s the biggest James Bond 007 film of all time, it’s only fitting that “Skyfall” has been nominated for six trophies at the upcoming Empire Awards.
The British spy flick will compete for Best Film, while stars Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are up for Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively. Additionally, Sam Mendes snagged a nod for Best Director.
With her baby daughter Sunday Rose Kidman Urban tightly secured in a sling carrier, Nicole Kidman was spotted arriving at the Lidbury Studio Theatre in Covent Garden before getting a tour of the Royal Opera House on Sunday (September 14).
As previously reported by Gossip Girls, the “Eyes Wide Shut” actress is currently residing in London as she rehearses for her role in the new movie “Nine”.
The Police, the 1980s super group, will reunite for the HD broadcast of the 49th annual Grammys Awards on Sunday night.
The music awards show, which will air Sunday on CBS at 8 p.m. ET, is expected to open with a performance by Police band members Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland.
The group, which disbanded in 1985 after producing just five albums, is expected to announce a world reunion tour the following day. The Police have only performed together in public a few times since their break up.
This year is the 79th Annual Academy Awards (Feb. 25th), or more commonly known as the Oscars. Big winners from previous award shows (Babel, Dreamgirls, Departed, and Little Miss Sunshine) are expected to do well, and some late arrivals (Blood Diamond and Notes on a Scandal) just might sneak away with a couple awards. Regardless, it will make for an entertaining awards show as so many quality films are in the running. Listed below is a recap of the nominees by category for the Oscars, and they are as follows:
Performance by an actor in a leading role:
Leonardo DiCaprio in “Blood Diamond” (Warner Bros.)
Ryan Gosling in “Half Nelson” (THINKFilm)
Peter O’Toole in “Venus” (Miramax, Filmfour and UK Council)
Will Smith in “The Pursuit of Happyness” (Sony Pictures Releasing)
Forest Whitaker in “The Last King of Scotland” (Fox Searchlight)