Theatre Stars Among 2016 Oscar Nominees

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Theatre folk took prominent places among the nominees for the 88th Annual Academy Awards, saluting excellence in movie work, which were announced Jan. 14 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Many theatre folk contributed to the major contending films this year, especially "Spotlight" and "Room." Among those who heard their names called Jan. 14 were Tony winners Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance and Bryan Cranston, Tony nominee Mark Ruffalo, upcoming Crucible star Saoirse Ronan and others.

Bryan Cranston in "Trumbo"
Bryan Cranston in "Trumbo"

Broadway, film, TV and standup star Chris Rock will host host the Feb. 28 ceremony to be broadcast live on NBC-TV.

David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the awards ceremony. They replace Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who hosted for the past several years, and brought Broadway stars Neil Patrick Harris and Hugh Jackman to the podium.

Here are the nominees:

Best Picture
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Room
Spotlight
Best Director
Adam McKay, The Big Short
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Lenny Abrahamson, Room
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Best Actor
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Matt Damon, The Martian
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short
Brooklyn
Carol
The Martian
Room

Best Original Screenplay
Bridge of Spies
Ex Machina
Inside Out
Spotlight
Straight Outta Compton

Best Animated Feature Film
Anomalisa
Boy And The World
Inside Out
Shaun The Sheep Movie
When Marnie Was There

Best Cinematography
Carol
The Hateful Eight
Mad Mad: Fury Road
The Revenant
Sicario

Best Foreign Language Film
Embrace of the Serpent
Mustang
Son of Saul
Theeb
A War

Best Original Score
Bridge of Spies
Carol
The Hateful Eight
Sicario
Star Wars

Best Production Design
Bridge Of Spies
The Danish Girl
Mad Max
The Martian
The Revenant

Best Film Editing
Big Short
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Spotlight
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Visual Effects
Ex Machina
Mad Max
The Revenant
Star Wars
The Martian

Best Costume Design
Carol
Cinderella
The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant

Best Documentary Feature
Amy
Cartel Land
The Look of Silence
What Happened, Miss Simone?
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

Best Documentary Short Subject
Body Team 12
Chau Behind the Lines
Claude Lanzman
A Girl In The River
Last Day Of Freedom

Best Makeup & Hairstyling
Mad Max: Fury Road
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared
The Revenant


Best Original Song
"Earned It," 50 Shades Of Grey
"Manta Ray," Racing Extinction
"Simple Song #3," Youth
"Til It Happens to You," The Hunting Ground
"Writing’s on the Wall," Spectre

Best Animated Short Film
Sanjay’s Super Team
Bear Story
World of Tomorrow
Prologue
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

Best Live Action Short Film
Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be OK
Shock
Sutter

Best Sound Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Sicario
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Sound Mixing
Bridge Of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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