2017 Oscar Nominees Announced

The nominees for then 2017 Academy Awards were announced today.

“La La Land” dominated the Oscar nominations Tuesday, scoring 14 nods — including the Motion Picture Academy’s top award, Best Picture.

The musical, with Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, tied “Titanic’s” record for the most nominations in one year. The James Cameron epic went on to win Best Picture in 1998.

“La La Land” joined “Arrival,” “Fences,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Hell or High Water,” “Hidden Figures,” “Lion,” “Manchester by the Sea” and “Moonlight” as nominees for the Oscars’ biggest prize.

Honors for Best Actor went to Gosling, Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”), Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”), Viggo Mortensen (“Captain Fantastic”) and Denzel Washington (“Fences”).

For Best Actress, the nominees were Stone, Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”), Ruth Negga (“Loving”), Natalie Portman (“Jackie”) and Meryl Streep (“Florence Foster Jenkins”).

It was Streep’s 20th nomination, taking her another step ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson, who are next on the all-time list with 12 nods.

Nominations for Best Director went to Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”), Mel Gibson (“Hacksaw Ridge”), Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”), Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the Sea”) and Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”).

The top actors in a supporting role were Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”), Jeff Bridges (“Hell or High Water”), Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”), Dev Patel (“Lion”) and Michael Shannon (“Nocturnal Animals”).

Supporting actress nods went to Viola Davis (“Fences”), Naomie Harris (“Moonlight”), Nicole Kidman (“Lion”), Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures”) and Michelle Williams (“Manchester by the Sea”).

The 89th Academy Awards are scheduled for Feb. 26 with host Jimmy Kimmel on ABC at 8:30 p.m.

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