Oscars nominations 2021: Baron-Cohen, Mulligan and Kaluuya in the running

Sacha Baron-Cohen, Carey Mulligan, Olivia Colman, Daniel Kaluuya and Sir Anthony Hopkins are among the British stars nominated for this year's Oscars.

Vanessa Kirby, Gary Oldman and Riz Ahmed are among the other UK nominees.

They are joined by the likes of Frances McDormand, Glenn Close, Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman.

Two women were nominated for best director - the first time more than one woman has been shortlisted for that prize in the awards' 93-year history.




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Olivia Colman and Sir Anthony Hopkins are both nominated for The Father


Chloe Zhao is nominated for directing Nomadland, and Britain's Emerald Fennell - who plays Camilla Parker-Bowles in The Crown - is recognised for Promising Young Woman.

Mank, the black-and-white drama starring Oldman as Citizen Kane writer Herman Mankiewicz, leads the overall field with 10 nominations.


This year's winners will be announced at the delayed ceremony on 25 April.

The leading nominees:

  • 10 nominations - Mank
  • 6 - The Father
  • 6 - Judas and the Black Messiah
  • 6 - Minari
  • 6 - Nomadland
  • 6 - Sound of Metal
  • 6 - The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best picture

  • The Father
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Mank
  • Minari
  • Nomadland
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best actress

  • Viola Davis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
  • Andra Day, The United States vs Billie Holiday
  • Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
  • Frances McDormand, Nomadland
  • Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Best actor

  • Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
  • Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins, The Father
  • Gary Oldman, Mank
  • Steven Yeun, Minari

Best supporting actress

  • Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
  • Olivia Colman, The Father
  • Amanda Seyfried, Mank
  • Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Best supporting actor


  • Sacha Baron Cohen - The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Leslie Odom Jr, One Night in Miami
  • Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
  • Lakeith Stanfield - Judas and the Black Messiah

  • Source: BBC News 

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