Book Adaptations Nominated For Oscars

Everyone knows what the Academy Awards are. It’s only one of the most famous award ceremonies of the year where dramas and comedies and amazing actors and actresses get recognized. This year for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, many of the nominees are adaptations of books. There is even a category for Best Adapted Screenplay that features many great film adaptations from the year. You can check out the nominees below.

The ceremony, held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, honors nominees in 24 film categories, voted on by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ roughly 6,000 members. Comic Billy Crystal is set to host the telecast for the ninth time.

Best Picture

  • The Artist
  • The Descendants
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • The Help
  • Hugo
  • Midnight in Paris
  • Moneyball
  • The Tree of Life
  • War Horse

 

Best Supporting Actor

  • Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn
  • Jonah Hill, Moneyball
  • Nick Nolte, Warrior
  • Christopher Plummer, Beginners
  • Max Von Sydow, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

 

Best Supporting Actress

  • Berenice Bejo, The Artist
  • Jessica Chastain, The Help
  • Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
  • Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
  • Octavia Spencer, The Help

 

Best Actress

  • Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
  • Viola Davis, The Help
  • Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
  • Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

 

Best Actor

  • Demian Bichir, A Better Life
  • George Clooney, The Descendants
  • Jean Dujardin, The Artist
  • Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Brad Pitt, Moneyball

 

Best Director

  • Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
  • Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
  • Alexander Payne, The Descendants
  • Martin Scorsese, Hugo
  • Terrence Malick, Tree of Life

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • The Descendants, Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
  • Hugo, John Logan
  • The Ides of March, George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon
  • Moneyball, Steve Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin. Story by Stan Chervin.
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Bridget O’ Connor and Peter Straughan

 

Best Original Screenplay

  • The Artist, Michael Hazanavicius
  • Bridesmaids, Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig
  • Margin Call, J.C. Chandor
  • Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen
  • A Separation, Asghar Farhadi

 

Best Animated Feature

  • A Cat in Paris
  • Chico & Rita
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Puss in Boots
  • Rango

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