Michael Fassbender, U2 and Philomena receive Oscar nominations
Published 16/01/2014 | 14:00
Irish actor Michael Fassbender has received his first Oscar nomination.
Although the Kerry native has stated that he won't be campaigning for a gold statue this year after being snubbed for his role in Shame, he has been finally recognised by the academy.
Fassbender is nominated for the Best Supporting Actor category for his role in 12 Years a Slave.
And U2 have been nominated for Best Original Song for Ordinary Love in Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom. The Irish band are expecting to take home a statue after winning in the same category at the Golden Globes.
Philomena, which was filmed in Ireland, has also received a number of nominations, including Best Actress, Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Full list of nominations below:
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
Alfonso Cuarón - Gravity
Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne - Nebraska
David O. Russell - American Hustle
Martin Scorsese - The Wolf of Wall Street
Christian Bale - American Hustle
Bruce Dern - Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street
Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper - American Hustle
Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave”
Jonah Hill - The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Amy Adams - American Hustle
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Judi Dench - Philomena
Meryl Streep - August Osage County
Best Supporting Actress
Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o - 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts - August: Osage County
June Squibb - Nebraska