Penélope Cruz has received her third ever nomination for an Academy Award! This year she is once again nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. This year for her work in for Nine! Last year she won in this category for Vicky Cristina Barcelona and in 2007 she was nominated for Volver in leading actress.
Penélope Cruz for Nine
Vera Farmiga for Up in the Air
Maggie Gyllenhaal for Crazy Heart
Anna Kendrick for Up in the Air
Mo’Nique for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
A press conference held at 5:30 AM L.A. time was announced by Academy president Tom Sherak and one of last year’s nominees Anne Hathaway.
Nine received no other nominations in the major categories but it is nominated for Best Achievement in Art Direction, Achievement in Costume Design and Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures and Original Song (“Take It All”).
The 82nd Academy Awards will be broadcast March 7 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. To be hosted by Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.
Congratulations to Lady Pe!
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