Monday, 13 January 2020 18:18

Charlize Theron bags third Oscar nomination.


South Africa’s actress,Charlize Theron has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie Bombshell.

The movie tells the true story of Fox News host Megyn Kelly, portraying exploitation in the work place and also stars  Nicole Kidman and John Lithgow.

Other Oscar nominees for Best Actress are Cynthia Erivo for Harriet, Saoirse Ronan for Little Women, Scarlett Johansson for Marriage Story and Renee Zellweger for Judy.

Theron has already scooped one Oscar for Best Actress in the movie Monster in 2004, and was nominated again in 2006 for North Country. 

The Oscars take place on 10 February 2020 at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Here is the full list of nominations:

Best Picture

Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman Jojo Rabbit
Little Women
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Best Director

Bong Joon-ho, Parasite
Sam Mendes, 1917
Todd Phillips, Joker
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Best Actor

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Actress

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

Best Supporting Actor

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Best Supporting Actress

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell
Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Best Original Screenplay

Rian Johnson, Knives Out
Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917
Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won, Parasite