Redmayne, Fassbender ‘honoured’, ‘grateful’ over Oscar assignment in a heading purpose category

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Mumbai: Hollywood actors and Michael Fassbender, who have been nominated in a Actor in a Leading Role difficulty of a arriving 88th Academy Awards, have thanked a Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for recognising their work.

The nominations for a 2016 Oscars were announced on Thursday.

Redmayne, who won a Best Actor Award final year for his purpose in James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything, says he is “incredibly grateful” to a Academy as there were “so many shining films and performances”. He is nominated this year for his purpose of a transgender in The Danish Girl.

Eddie Redmayne. AFPEddie Redmayne. AFP

Eddie Redmayne. AFP

“This assignment is a covenant to a prophesy of a intrepid executive Tom Hooper, and a support of my associate expel members, generally a illuminated Alicia Vikander.

“Being recognized for ‘The Danish Girl’ is quite special to me; if pity Lili and Gerda’s tour and their adore story can in any tiny approach be a partial of certain amicable change – afterwards we will be even some-more grateful,” Redmayne pronounced in a statement.

Fassbender, who is concurred for his pretension purpose in biopic Steve Jobs, said: “Thank we to a Academy, we feel really absolved for this assignment and celebrated to be deliberate in what has been such a good year for cinema”.

While “The Danish Girl”, “Steve Jobs” are constructed by Universal Pictures, a studio has in sum perceived 14 nominations this year. This includes nods for films like “Straight Outta Compton”, “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Room”.

“The Danish Girl”, that expelled in India on Friday, perceived 4 nominations including Actor in a Leading Role (Redmayne), Actress in a Supporting Role (Alicia Vikander), Best Costume Design (Paco Delgado), and Best Production Design (Production Designer, Eve Stewart; Set Decorator, Michael Standish).

Vikander, who is nominated alongside Rooney Mara (Carol), Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs) and Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), said: “I am deeply beholden to a Academy for this honour. To be recognized alongside these actresses and their moving performances is humbling. To be a partial of bringing ‘The Danish Girl’ to life was such a present and to accept this assignment is a thrill”.

Steve Jobs is nominated for dual awards including Actor in a Leading Role (Fassbender) and Actress in a Supporting Role (Kate Winslet).

Straight Outta Compton received a assignment for Best Original Screenplay (Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff).

In a Best Original Song category, a studio was nominated for Earned It from Fifty Shades of Grey.

Whereas, Room has been recognized with 4 nominations including Best Picture, Actress in a Leading Role (Brie Larson), Best Director (Lenny Abrahamson), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Emma Donoghue).

At last, Ex Machina perceived dual nominations including Best Original Screenplay (Alex Garland) and Best Visual Effects (Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett).

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