The nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards were announced today in Los Angeles and Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire received SIX nominations in major categories! Congratulations to the nominees director Lee Daniels, actresses Moâ€™Nique and Gabourey Sidibe and the entire cast including Mariah, Paula Patton, Lenny Kravitz and Sherri Shepherd.
Precious was nominated in the following categories:
Best Picture - Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness & Gary Magness, Producers
Directing - Lee Daniels
Actress in a Leading Role - Gabourey Sidibe
Actress in a Supporting Role - Mo'Nique
Film Editing - Joe Klotz
Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Geoffrey Fletcher
The academy awards will air live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday, March 7 at 8:00pm EST on ABC.