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Netflix Leads the 2020 Oscars with 24 Nominations!

Mumbai, Jan 14, 2019: With 24 nominations across eight titles, Netflix made a significant impact amongst at the 92nd Academy Awards – the most nominations at the Academy Awards for the streaming service. The Irishman and Marriage Story have been nominated in the category of coveted Best Picture. The Irishman director, Martin Scorsese, becomes the most nominated director alive with his ninth Best Director nomination this year. The 17 categories in which Netflix titles have been nominated include those for an Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Leading Role, Adapted Screenplay, Original Screenplay, Documentary Feature and Animated Feature. 

With 10 nominations for The Irishman, 6 nominations for Marriage Story, and 3 nominations for The Two Popes, Netflix leads this year’s Academy Award nominations. 

Speaking on the nominations, Scorcese (Nominee – Best Directing, Best Picture) said, “I’m honored that our work on The Irishman has been honored by the Academy with these nominations. We put all of ourselves into this picture, a true labor of love, and to be recognized in this way means a great deal to all of us.”

“I didn’t expect to be quite as emotional as I was when I heard the news. To be acknowledged by your peers is just the best thing. I am so grateful to them. I am thrilled, too, for my fellow Pope Anthony Hopkins. We had such a good time together.  We both thrived on Anthony McCarten’s superb script and the inspirational direction of Fernando Meirelles. Huge thanks for the support of Netflix, Tracey Seaward and everyone who worked on the production of this very special film,” said The Two Popes actor, and Jonathan Pryce. (Nominee – Actor in a Leading Role) 

Here’s the full list of Netflix Nominations:

BEST PICTURE

The Irishman – Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach, David Heyman

BEST DIRECTING

Martin Scorsese – The Irishman

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
AL Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Laura Dern – Marriage Story

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Steven Zaillian – The Irishman
Anthony McCarten – The Two Popes

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

American Factory – Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert
The Edge of Democracy – Petra Costa, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris and Tiago Pavan

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

I Lost My Body – Jérémy Clapin and Marc du Pontavice
Klaus – Sergio Pablos, Jinko Gotoh, Marisa Román

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

Life Overtakes Me – John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson

ORIGINAL SCORE

Marriage Story – Randy Newman

FILM EDITING

The Irishman – Thelma Schoonmaker

CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Irishman – Rodrigo Prieto

COSTUME DESIGN

The Irishman – Sandy Powell, Christopher Peterson

PRODUCTION DESIGN

The Irishman – Bob Shaw, Regina Graves

VISUAL EFFECTS

The Irishman – Pablo Helman, Leandro Estebecorena, Nelson Sepulveda-Fauser, Stephanie Grabli

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