Gary Oldman starrer 'Mank' leads Oscar nominations

AFP/Los Angeles
Filed on March 15, 2021

Riz Ahmed, Viola Davis, Chloe Zhao, Sacha Baron Cohen among the nominees for the awards that will be handed out on April 25.

Nominations got underway on Monday for the 93rd Academy Awards. Director David Fincher's "Mank," a biographical drama about Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz topped the nominations with 10 nods. Six films tied for second place with six nods each: "The Father," "Judas and the Black Messiah," "Minari," "Nomadland," "Sound of Metal" and "The Trial of the Chicago 7"

The ceremony - the climax of an awards season like no other thanks to coronavirus pandemic restrictions - will be held on April 25.

Below are the nominees declared so far:

Best Picture:

>> Mank

>> The Father

>> Judas and the Black Messiah

>> Minari

>> Nomadland

>> Promising Young Woman

>> Sound of Metal

>> The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Actor:

>> Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

>> Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

>> Anthony Hopkins, The Father

>> Gary Oldman, Mank

>> Steven Yeun, Minari

Best Actress:

>> Viola Davis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

>> Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday

>> Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman

>> Frances McDormand, Nomadland

>> Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Best Supporting Actor:

>> 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 Supporting Actress:

>> Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

>> Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy

>> Olivia Colman, The Father

>> Amanda Seyfried, Mank

>> Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Best Director:

>> Chloe Zhao, Nomadland

>> David Fincher, Mank

>> Lee Isaac Chung, Minari

>> Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

>> Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round

Best Foreign Language Film:

>> "Another Round (Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden)

>> Collective (Romania)

>> Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia)

>> Better Days (Hong Kong)

>> The Man Who Sold His Skin (Tunisia)


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