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Little Women star Florence Pugh, 1917 director Sir Sam Mendes and The Two Popes’ Sir Anthony Hopkins are among the British Oscar nominees (Ian West/PA)
Little Women star Florence Pugh, 1917 director Sir Sam Mendes and The Two Popes’ Sir Anthony Hopkins are among the British Oscar nominees (Ian West/PA)

By Keiran Southern, PA Los Angeles Correspondent

Little Women star Florence Pugh, 1917 director Sir Sam Mendes and The Two Popes’ Sir Anthony Hopkins are among the British Oscar nominees.

Cynthia Erivo also bagged a nod for her star turn in biopic Harriet while Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin have been nominated for the best original song for their work on Rocketman.

Pugh’s Little Women co-star Saoirse Ronan received her fourth Oscar nomination with a best actress nod.

The nominees were announced during a live ceremony on Monday, with actor in a leading role containing Antonio Banderas for Pain And Glory, Leonardo DiCaprio for Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Adam Driver for Marriage Story, Joaquin Phoenix in Joker and Jonathan Pryce in The Two Popes.

The best actress nominees are Erivo and Ronan alongside Scarlett Johansson for Marriage Story, Charlize Theron for Bombshell and Renee Zellweger for Judy.

Best picture nominees are Le Mans ’66, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood and Parasite.

Alongside Sir Sam Mendes, who earned a best director nod for war epic 1917, the nominees are Martin Scorsese for The Irishman, Todd Phillips for Joker, Quentin Tarantino for Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood and Bong Joon-Ho for Parasite.

Pugh was nominated for best supporting actress alongside Johansson for Jojo Rabbit, Kathy Bates for Richard Jewell, Laura Dern for Marriage Story and Margot Robbie for Bombshell.

In the supporting actor category the nominees are Tom Hanks for A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood, Sir Anthony for The Two Popes, Al Pacino and his The Irishman co-star Joe Pesci and Brad Pitt for Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood.

Best adapted screenplay is between The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women and The Two Popes.

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Sir Sam Mendes earned a best director nod for war epic 1917 (Ian West/PA)

While original screenplay is between Knives Out, Marriage Story, 1917, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood and Parasite.

Parasite is also nominated for best international feature film alongside Corpus Christi, Honeyland, Les Miserable and Pain And Glory.

Visual effects nominees are Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, 1917, Lion King and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin earned a nomination for best original song for (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman.

Sound editing nominees are Le Mans ’66, Joker, 1917, Once upon A Time… In Hollywood and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

In the category of original score the nominees are Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917 and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

For costume design the nominated films are Jojo Rabbit, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, The Irishman, Joker and Little Women.

Best sound mixing is between 1917, Ad Astra, Le Mans ’66, Joker and Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood.

Sir Sam’s 1917 picked up another nomination for original score, alongside Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

The animated short film nominees are Dcera (Daughter), Hair Love, Kitbull and Memorable.

Best production design is between The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, 1917, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood and Parasite.

Film editing is between Le Mans ’66, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker and Parasite.

The cinematography award is between The Irishman, Joker, The Lighthouse, 1917 and Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood.

The nominations were announced during a livestream presented by the actors John Cho and Issa Rae.

The 92nd Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on February 9.

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