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Joker, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, The Irishman lead nominations for 2020 BAFTAs
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Joker, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, The Irishman lead nominations for 2020 BAFTAs

Joker, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood and The Irishman lead the way in the nominations for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards. 

The Joaquin Phoenix-led drama has scored the most nods with 11 in all, including Best Film, Best Actor for Phoenix, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Todd Phillips. 

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood isn't far behind with 10 nominations.

It'll compete with Joker, Sam Mendes' 1917, The Irishman and Korean drama Parasite for Best Picture, while stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie are all up for acting nods. Tarantino is himself nominated for both Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. 

Margot Robbie will compete against herself in the race for Best Supporting Actress, with a second nomination for her role in Bombshell.

Her co-star Charlize Theron is up for Best Actress and will go up against Renee Zellweger for playing Judy Garland in Judy, Jessie Buckley for her turn in Wild Rose, Saoirse Ronan for Little Women and Scarlett Johansson in Marriage Story. 

Also on 10 is epic drama The Irishman, with both Al Pacino and Joe Pesci up for Best Supporting Actor and Martin Scorsese vying for Best Director. 

World War I drama 1917 picked up nine nominations, with Taika Waititi's comedy Jojo Rabbit on six. 

The ceremony will take place on February 2nd at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Graham Norton will host this year's show, taking over from Joanna Lumley. 

 

The full list of nominations for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards are as follows:

Best Film

1917
The Irishman
Joker
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood
Parasite

 

Best Director

Sam Mendes, 1917
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Todd Phillips, Joker
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood
Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

 

Leading Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

 

Leading Actress

Jesse Buckley, Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

 

Supporting Actor

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

 

Supporting Actress

Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell
Margot Robbie, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood

 

Casting

Shayna Markowitz, Joker
Douglas Aibel and Francine Maisler, Marriage Story
Victoria Thomas, Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood
Sarah Crowe, The Personal History of David Copperfield
Nina Gold, The Two Popes

 

Original Screenplay

Booksmart - Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins & Katie Silberman
Knives Out - Rian Johnson
Marriage Story - Noah Baumbach
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood - Quentin Tarantino
Parasite - Han Jin Won & Bong Joon-ho

 

Adapted Screenplay

The Irishman - Steve Zaillian
Jojo Rabbit - Taika Waititi
Joker - Todd Phillips and Scott Silver
Little Women - Greta Gerwig
The Two Popes - Anthony McCarten

 

Outstanding British Film

1917
Bait
For Sama
Rocketman
Sorry We Missed You
The Two Popes

 

Film Not In The English Language

The Farewell
For Sama
Pain and Glory
Parasite
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

 

Outstanding Debut

Bait
For Sama
Maiden
Only You
Retablo

 

Documentary

American Factory
Apollo 11
Diego Maradona
For Sama
The Great Hack

 

Animated Film

Frozen 2
Klaus
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
Toy Story 4

 

Original Score

1917
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

 

Cinematography

1917
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Joker
The Lighthouse

 

Editing

Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood

 

Production Design

1917
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood

 

Costume Design

The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Judy
Little Women
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood

 

Makeup and Hair

1917
Bombshell
Joker
Judy
Rocketman

 

Sound

1917
Ford v Ferrari
Joker
Rocketman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

 

Special Visual Effects

1917
Avengers: Endgame
The Irishman
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

 

British Short Animation

Grandad Was A Romantic
In Her Boots
The Magic Boat

 

British Short Film

Azaar
Goldfish
Kamali
Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl)
The Trap

 

EE Rising Star Award

Awkwafina
Kaitlyn Dever
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Jack Lowden
Micheal Ward

 

Joker
Joker Todd Phillips

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