In another major boost to their Oscar chances, Nicole
Kidman, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman have been nominated for
The nominations, announced in Los Angeles on Thursday, come
just 24 hours after the trio scored nominations for the other
major pre-Oscar award ceremony - the Screen Actors Guild
Kidman picked up her supporting actress nod for The Paperboy.
Watts is in the running for best lead actress in a drama for
The Impossible, while Jackman was nominated for best actor in
a musical/comedy for Les Miserables.
The news was not so good for Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings
Playbook), Russell Crowe (Les Miserables) and Toni Collette
(Hitchcock), who were all snubbed for Globe and SAG
nominations and face the prospect of being forgotten in the
hype leading up to the announcement of the Academy Award
nominations on January 10.
The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on January
The 19th Annual SAG ceremony will be held in LA on January
The Oscar Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled for February