Monday, January 13, 2020

Monday's Headlines | Warner Bros.'s Joker Nabs 11 Oscar Nominations

Warner Bros.'s Joker nabbed 11 nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards as announced in a ceremony Monday morning.

In addition to a "Best Picture" category, key members of the film's cast and crew were nominated for 10 awards: Joaquin Phoenix for "Actor in a Leading Role"; Todd Phillips for "Directing"; Lawrence Sher for "Cinematography"; Mark Bridges for "Costume Design"; Jeff Groth for "Film Editing"; Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou for "Makeup and Hairstyling"; Hildur Guðnadóttir for "Music (Original Score)"; Alan Robert Murray for "Sound Editing"; Tom Ozanich, Dan Zupancic, and Tod Maitland for "Sound Mixing"; and Todd Phillips and Scott Silver for "Writing (Adapted Screenplay)".

The only other comic-based film project nominated was Avengers: Endgame for "Visual Effects." The winners are scheduled to be announced in a televised ceremony February 9.