24.01.2023 - 21:01 / usmagazine.com
They’re officially Oscar hopefuls. The 95th annual Academy Awards nominations are here, and these stars are feeling thankful for the recognition.
Allison Williams (Megan) and Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) revealed the Oscar nominees via livestream on Tuesday, January 24, revealing that the casts of Everything Everywhere All at Once (which has 11 nods), Banshees of Inisherin (nine nominations), The Fabelmans (seven noms) and more have plenty to celebrate.
Several first-timers joined the pool of Oscar nominees. Rihanna scored her first nomination in the Best Original Song category for “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which she cowrote with Tems, Ludwig Göransson and Ryan Coogler. The Whale‘s Brendan Fraser is up for Best Actor as is Paul Mescal for his work in Aftersun and Austin Butler for his role in Elvis. Jamie Lee Curtis expressed her shock after learning she received her first nod for her role in Everything Everywhere All At Once.
“THIS IS WHAT SURPRISE LOOKS LIKE!” the Halloween star, 64, captioned an Instagram photo of her reaction. “One of my oldest besties @debopp texted me at 5:15 that she was sitting in front of my house and did I want company watching the announcements. … We held hands. I didn’t even realize she took pictures. The first is the moment of hearing my name, and then the thrill of my friend, Stephanie’s @stephaniehsuofficial name, and the rest of the nominations and then the best thing of all, a loving embrace for my husband. No filters. No fakery. Just the truth of a moment of joy Captured by a friend. Hey @everythingeverywheremovie we went to 11!”
All the nominees will get a chance to see their respective awards announced during the official ceremony this year. The Academy was the