2012 Oscar Nominees Announced

The 2012 Oscar nominees have been announced. Early this morning previous nominee Jennifer Lawrence and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announced the list of nominees for the year’s biggest night in film. The Artist and Hugo lead the way with the most nominations. Here is a list of the 2012 Oscar nominees:

Best Picture

The Artist
The Descendants
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help
Midnight In Paris
The Tree Of Life
War Horse

Actor In A Leading Role

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

Actress In A Leading Role

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

Actor In A Supporting Role

Kenneth Branagh – My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill – Moneyball
Nick Nolte – Warrior
Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Max von Sydow – Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Actress In A Supporting Role

Berenice Bejo – The Artist
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
Octavia Spencer – The Help

Related: 2012 Golden Globes Winners And Recap

Other notable nominations include Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese for Best Director and both George Clooney and Kristin Wiig are up for writing awards. Watch the Oscars live on February 26th.

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