‘The Shape of Water’ leads Oscar race with 13 nominations

January 23, 2018 - 10:55 PM
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Sally Hawkins in 'The Shape of Water,' a scene from 'Dunkirk,' and Frances McDormand in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.'

LOS ANGELES | Fox Searchlight’s fantasy drama “The Shape of Water” led the Oscar nominations on Tuesday with 13 nods, including the top prize for best picture, as well as best director for Guillermo del Toro, and best actress for lead star Sally Hawkins.

World War II epic “Dunkirk” received eight nominations, while dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which dominated the recent Golden Globe Awards, picked up seven.

Both are also in the running for best picture, along with “Call Me By Your Name,” “Darkest Hour,” “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “Phantom Thread,” and “The Post.”

The awards will be handed out on March 4 at a ceremony in Hollywood hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

Following are the nominees in key categories:

BEST PICTURE:
“Call Me by Your Name”
“Darkest Hour”
“Dunkirk”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

BEST ACTOR:
Timothee Chalamet – “Call Me by Your Name”
Daniel Day-Lewis – “Phantom Thread”
Daniel Kaluuya – “Get Out”
Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour”
Denzel Washington – “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

BEST ACTRESS:
Sally Hawkins – “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Meryl Streep – “The Post”
Margot Robbie – “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan – “Lady Bird”

BEST DIRECTOR:
Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk”
Jordan Peele – “Get Out”
Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird”
Paul Thomas Anderson – “Phantom Thread”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project”
Richard Jenkins – “The Shape of Water”
Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Christopher Plummer – “All the Money in the World”
Woody Harrelson – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Mary J. Blige – “Mudbound”
Allison Janney – “I, Tonya”
Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer – “The Shape of Water”
Lesley Manville – “Phantom Thread”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
“The Big Sick”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billbaord Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
“Call Me By Your Name”
“The Disaster Artist”
“Logan”
“Molly’s Game”
“Mudbound”

BEST ANIMATED FILM:
“Coco”
“The Breadwinner”
“Ferdinand”
“Loving Vincent”
“The Boss Baby”

In the Philippines, “The Oscars Red Carpet,” And “The 90TH Annual Academy Awards” will Stream ‘Live’ On HBO GO And Broadcast ‘Live’ And exclusively on HBO on March 5 From 7:30AM. Both programs will encore that same night on HBO at 7PM and 8PM respectively.

The 90th Academy Awards nominations were announced from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theatre by actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis and joined by Academy President John Bailey. The announcement will be replayed on HBO GO and on HBO HITS on January 27 at 6.30PM.