2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26

2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26

The 2017 Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26 in Hollywood. On Tuesday morning, the official list of nominees was announced by the Academy, recognizing a rather noteworthy year in cinema.

Here are some of the marquee categories and their nominees:

Best Picture

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land

Lion

Manchester By the Sea

Moonlight

Actor in a Leading Role

Casey Affleck — Manchester By the Sea

Andrew Garfield — Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling — La La Land

Viggo Mortensen — Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington — Fences

Actress in a Leading Role

Isabelle Huppert — Elle

Ruth Negga — Loving

Natalie Portman — Jackie

Emma Stone — La La Land

Meryl Streep — Florence Foster Jenkins

Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali — Moonlight

Jeff Bridges — Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges — Manchester By the Sea

Dev Patel — Lion

Michael Shannon — Nocturnal Animals

Actress in a Supporting Role

Viola Davis — Fences

Naomie Harris — Moonlight

Nicole Kidman — Lion

Octavia Spencer — Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams — Manchester By the Sea

Animated Feature Film

Kubo & the Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Courgette

The Red Turtle

Zootopia

Directing

Denis Villeneuve — Arrival

Mel Gibson — Hacksaw Ridge

Damien Chazelle — La La Land

Kenneth Lonergan — Manchester By the Sea

Barry Jenkins — Moonlight

Music (Original Song)

“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” — from La La Land

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” — from Trolls (by Justin Timberlake)

“City of Stars” — from La La Land

“The Empty Chair” — from Jim: The James Foley Story

“How Far I’ll Go” — from Moana (by Lin-Manuel Miranda)

Visit the Oscars’ official site for the full list of nominees and be sure to tune in to ABC on Feb. 26 to watch the broadcast.

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