Gallery: Oscar Nominations Announcements

'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Director Michel Hazanavicius (C), actress Berenice Bejo (R) and producer Thomas Langmann (L) speak at a press conference at Hotel Raphael on January 24, 2012 in Paris, France. The French silent movie 'The Artist' leads the Academy Awards Nominees list with 10 nominations. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between (L) Mark Zuckerberg and actor Jesse Eisenberg. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote address during the Facebook f8 conference on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the conference introducing a Timeline feature to the popular social network. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 7: Actor Jesse Eisenberg attends the Roadside Attraction premiere of ?Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic" at Clearview Chelsea West Cinema on November 7, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Billy Beane (L) and Actor Brad Pitt. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***PHOENIX - MARCH 7: General Manager Billy Beane of the Oakland Athletics looks on during the MLB spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on March 7, 2005 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona. The A's defeated the Diamondbacks 5-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Actor Brad Pitt attends the World premiere of "The Tourist" at Ziegfeld Theatre on December 6, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between (L) Aung San Suu Kyi and actress Michelle Yeoh. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***YANGON, MYANMAR - DECEMBER 08: Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi clasps her hands as she hands out donations to Buddhist nuns and monks at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on December 8, 2010 in Yangon, Myanmar. Over a thousand Buddhist monks and nuns gathered to receive a yearly donation from the NLD. The donation included clothing, slippers, umbrellas and money. (Photo by Drn/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 27: Actress Michelle Yeoh attends the "The Lady" Premiere and Opening Ceremony during 6th International Rome Film Festival on October 27, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO:  Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Oscar Nominations Are Announced
(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between John Forbes Nash, Jr. and actor Russell Crowe. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage performer Anna Held. Over half of the last ten Oscars for best actor or actress have been for performances in a biopic. ***LEFT IMAGE***1994: John Forbes Nash, Jr., the schizophrenic mathematician who won a Nobel Prize for economics and whose life story was made into the Academy Award-nominated film "A Beautiful Mind" is distributed on February 20, 2002 from a 1994 photo in Princeton, NJ. (Photo by Robert P. Matthews/Princeton University/Getty Images)***RIGHT IMAGE***2000: Best actor in a leading role nominee Russell Crowe arrives To The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Nominees Luncheon on March 13, 2000 In Beverly Hills, California. (Photo By David Mcnew/Getty Images)
84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement
84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 24: The backdrop of the stage with the Oscar Award is seen onstage during the 84th Academy Awards announcement held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement
84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 24: The backdrop of the stage with the Oscar Award is seen onstage during the 84th Academy Awards announcement held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts, announce the nominees for Best Actress at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D adventure "Hugo" won 11 Oscar nominations Tuesday, ahead of silent movie "The Artist" with 10Entertainment-US-film-awards-Oscars-nominations,lead nods for Hollywood's top cinema awards. The third most nominations went to baseball movie "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt and veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic "War Horse," which each got six nods. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts, announce the nominees for Best Director at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts, announce the nominees for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D adventure "Hugo" won 11 Oscar nominations Tuesday, ahead of silent movie "The Artist" with Oscars-nominations,lead nods for Hollywood's top cinema awards. The third most nominations went to baseball movie "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt and veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic "War Horse," which each got six nods. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts, announce the nominees at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D adventure "Hugo" won 11 Oscar nominations Tuesday, just ahead of hotly-tipped silent movie "The Artist" with 10 nods for Hollywood's top awards. Tied for third were baseball movie "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt and veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic "War Horse," which each got six nods for the Academy Awards, to be presented next month. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
An Oscar stands on the podium in front o
An Oscar stands on the podium in front o
An Oscar stands on the podium in front of a projection of an Oscar before the start of the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D adventure "Hugo" won 11 Oscar nominations Tuesday, just ahead of hotly-tipped silent movie "The Artist" with 10 nods for Hollywood's top awards. Tied for third were baseball movie "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt and veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic "War Horse," which each got six nods for the Academy Awards, to be presented next month. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announce the nominees for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D adventure "Hugo" won 11 Oscar nominations Tuesday, just ahead of hotly-tipped silent movie "The Artist" with 10 nods for Hollywood's top awards. Tied for third were baseball movie "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt and veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic "War Horse," which each got six nods for the Academy Awards, to be presented next month. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announce the nominees at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement, January 24, 2012 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Martin Scorsese's lavish 3D adventure "Hugo" won 11 Oscar nominations Tuesday, just ahead of hotly-tipped silent movie "The Artist" with 10 nods for Hollywood's top awards. Tied for third were baseball movie "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt and veteran director Steven Spielberg's equine epic "War Horse," which each got six nods for the Academy Awards, to be presented next month. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Director Michel Hazanavicius (R), actress Berenice Bejo (C) and producer Thomas Langmann (L) pose after a press conference at Hotel Raphael on January 24, 2012 in Paris, France. The French silent movie 'The Artist' leads the Academy Awards Nominees list with 10 nominations. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Actress Berenice Bejo poses at a press conference at Hotel Raphael on January 24, 2012 in Paris, France. The French silent movie 'The Artist' leads the Academy Awards Nominees list with 10 nominations. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Director Michel Hazanavicius pose at a press conference at Hotel Raphael on January 24, 2012 in Paris, France. The French silent movie 'The Artist' leads the Academy Awards Nominees list with 10 nominations. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
'The Artist' Cast - Post Oscar Nominations Announcment Press Conference.
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Producer Thomas Langmann (L) speaks at a press conference at Hotel Raphael on January 24, 2012 in Paris, France. The French silent movie 'The Artist' leads the Academy Awards Nominees list with 10 nominations. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)
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