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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 2021 Oscars on Monday after an unprecedented year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The White Tiger” star Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her husband Nick Jonas announced the Academy Awards nominations in a two-part livestream Monday morning.
The 2021 show will be held on Sunday, April 25, and air live on ABC, as originally planned. However, the dates for the show were pushed back due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, having originally been scheduled for Feb. 28. The delay, which also extended the eligibility period, marks the latest the Oscars have been held since 1932, when the awards were handed out in November.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which was slated to open in Los Angeles on Dec. 14, also postponed its opening date twice, first to April and now to September.
Voting officially begins April 15 and ends on April 20. The Oscars shortlist was first revealed in February.
For the first time ever, the Academy allowed streamed films that didn’t have a big-screen opening to be eligible for Oscars. The announcement last April said it would be a one-time decision due to the “historically tragic COVID-19 pandemic,” which “necessitates this temporary exception to our awards eligibility rules.”
So far, there’s been no official word as to how the Oscars will handle the show. But it will go on; the Academy maintained that “the Oscars in-person telecast will happen” in a December statement, with sources saying it will still be held at its usual venue, the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
The Golden Globes in February were part-virtual, part in-person with hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey taking stages on opposite coasts.
Last year at the Oscars, “Parasite” was the big winner, in a historic moment for South Korean films. The Bong Joon Ho-directed movie also took home awards for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film.
Below is the full list of 2021 Oscar nominees, which will be updated as they’re announced.
Actress in a Supporting Role
Maria Bakalova, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
Glenn Close, “Hillbilly Elegy”
Olivia Colman, “The Father”
Amanda Seyfried, “Mank”
Youn Yuh-jung, “Minari”
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 Original Score
“Da 5 Bloods”
“News of the World”
“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
“One Night in Miami”
“The White Tiger”
“Judas and the Black Messiah”
“Promising Young Woman”
“Sound of Metal”
“Trial of the Chicago 7”
Best Animated Short Film
“If Anything Happens I Love You”
Live Action Short Film
“The Letter Room”
“Two Distant Strangers”
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
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