Mo’Nique, Morgan Freeman,Gabourey Sidibe & Lee Daniels Nominated for Oscars + Full List of Nominees

It’s official! Actress, Comedian and Talk Show Host Mo’Nique has been nominated for an Oscar for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in the film Precious. This comes after Mo’Nique’s Golden Globe and SAG Award wins. Also nominated are Gabourey Sidibe, ‘Best Actress’-Precious, Morgan Freeman, ‘Best Actor’ -Invictus and Lee Daniels ‘Best Director’-Precious.

Congrats to these brilliant celebs. Full list of nominees follow:

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges-Crazy Heart
George Clooney-Up In The Air
Colin Firth-A Single Man
Morgan Freeman-Invictus
Jeremy Renner-The Hurt Locker

Best supporting actor
Matt Damon-Invictus
Woody Harrelson-The Messenger
Christopher Plummer-The Last Station
Stanley Tucci-The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)

Best actress
Sandra Bullock-The Blind Side
Helen Mirren-The Last Station
Carey Mulligan-An Education
Gabourey Sidibe-Precious
Meryl Streep-Julie & Julia

Best supporting actress
Penelope Cruz-Nine
Vera Farmiga-Up In The Air
Maggie Gyllenhaal-Crazy Heart
Anna Kendrick-Up In The Air

Best adapted screenplay
District 9 – Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell
An Education – Nick Hornby
In The Loop – Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
Precious – Geoffrey Fletcher
Up In The Air – Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Best original screenplay
The Hurt Locker – Mark Boal
Inglourious Basterds – Quentin Tarantino
The Messenger – Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman
A Serious Man – Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Up – Bob Peterson, Pete Docter (story by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy)

Best film
The Blind Side
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
A Serious Man
Up In The Air

Best Director
Avatar – James Cameron
The Hurt Locker – Kathryn Bigelow
Inglourious Basterds – Quentin Tarantino
Precious- Sapphire Lee Daniels
Up In The Air – Jason Reitman

Animated feature film
Fantastic Mr Fox
The Princess And The Frog
The Secret Of Kells

Art Direction
The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus
Sherlock Holmes
The Young Victoria

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
The White Ribbon

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