Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards® were announced by the show’s host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Statement from Robert De Niro: “I am very pleased that the Academy has chosen to honor the many individuals who were a part of ‘Silver Linings Playbook.’”.
Ang Lee’s reaction to the 11 Academy Award nominations LIFE OF PI received this morning: “I am deeply honored and frankly a little overwhelmed by all of the nominations that ‘Life of Pi’ has received this morning. So many talented people gave everything they had to this film, both in front of and behind the camera, and to see all of them receive this kind of recognition is something I am incredibly grateful for.”
Since the first nominations announcement in 1964, the Academy president has been joined by one or more co-announcers at the event. This year the Academy will break with tradition when MacFarlane, who was named Oscar show host in October, joins Stone on Oscar nominations morning. Charlton Heston (1972) was the only other show host to participate in the nominations announcement.
Stone starred in the 2011 Best Picture nominee “The Help” and the summer release “The Amazing Spider-Man.” Other film credits include “Superbad,” “Zombieland,” “Easy A” and “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” In addition she can be seen in “Gangster Squad” later this month, as well as in “The Croods,” due out in March.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.
Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards
Performance by an actor in a leading role
Bradley Cooper in “Silver Linings Playbook”
Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln”
Hugh Jackman in “Les Misérables”
Joaquin Phoenix in “The Master”
Denzel Washington in “Flight”
Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Statement from Robert De Niro:
“I am very pleased that the Academy has chosen to honor the many individuals who were a part of ‘Silver Linings Playbook.’”.
Alan Arkin in “Argo”
Robert De Niro in “Silver Linings Playbook”
Philip Seymour Hoffman in “The Master”
Tommy Lee Jones in “Lincoln”
Christoph Waltz in “Django Unchained”
Performance by an actress in a leading role
Jessica Chastain in “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence in “Silver Linings Playbook”
Emmanuelle Riva in “Amour”
Quvenzhané Wallis in “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Naomi Watts in “The Impossible”