The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its nominations March 15 morning for the 93rd Oscars, with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas announcing.
Netflix's Mank which led all movies with 10 nods, including Best Picture. Other nominees in that category include The Father, Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, Nomadland, Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal and The Trial of the Chicago 7.
The late Chadwick Boseman received a Best Actor nod, for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. He's up for an Oscar against Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), Anthony Hopkins (The Father), Gary Oldman (Mank) and Steven Yeun (Minari).
Boseman's co-star, Viola Davis, is up for Best Actress for portraying lesbian blues singer Rainey. Other nominees in that category include Andra Day (portraying bisexual singer Billie Holiday, in The United States vs. Billie Holiday), Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman), Frances McDormand (Nomadland) and Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman).
Actor in a Supporting Role nods went to Sacha Baron Cohen (The Trial of the Chicago 7), Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield (each for Judas and the Black Messiah), Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami) and Paul Raci (Sound of Metal). Actress in a Supporting Role nominations went to Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm), Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy), Olivia Colman (The Father), Amanda Seyfried (Mank) and Yuh-Jung Youn (Minari).
Also, this year marked the first time two women were nominated for Best Director: Chloe Zhao (Nomadland) and Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman), although many thought a third would be nominated: Regina King, for One Night in Miami. Other Best Director nods went to Thomas Vinterburg (Another Round), David Fincher (Mank) and Lee Isaac Chung (Minari).
According to Deadline, some of the snubs included King, director Spike Lee (Da 5 Bloods), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (in the category of Best Film) and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (for the documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy).
With its diverse nominees, the Academy stood apart from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (which is behind the Golden Globes).
The ceremony will take place in Los Angeles (possibly at both Union Station and Dolby Theatre) on Sunday, April 25, on ABC.