Five people are up for Academy Awards for The Holdover

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The nominations for the 96th Academy Awards were announced this morning, with The Holdovers, directed by Alexander Payne and written by David Heminson, receiving five nominations.

This title was nominated for Best Picture, Paul Giamatti was nominated for Best Actor, Davine Joy Randolph was nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Heminson was nominated for Best Original Screenplay, and Kevin Tent (ACE) was nominated for Best Film Editing.
Mr. Giamatti said of his nomination: It is a great honor to be recognized by the Academy in this way. And it’s an incredible thrill to be part of such a great Hollywood tradition. ” I’m so happy for this beautiful film, the entire cast and amazing crew, the amazing people at Focus, producer Mark Johnson, screenwriter David Heminson, and my Holdovers family, Davin and Dominic. Alexander Payne was a great friend and collaborator. I will be forever grateful for giving me a role that every actor would love to play.

Director Heminsson said, “I am thrilled and honored to have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, along with so many great films. I am very happy for my good friends and fellow filmmakers.” Paul Giamatti, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Kevin Tent. All love and honor goes to Alexander Payne, the brilliant director who made this dream a reality. Without him none of this would have been possible. Dominic Sessa: You are a young genius with perfect hair and I love you. Thank you to Mark Johnson, Focus Features and Miramax, and a huge thank you to the Academy for so warmly embracing our story of three broken people stranded on a snowy island who find love and start a family. I would like to express my gratitude. ” Producer Mark Johnson said, “We are truly honored that our film, The Holdovers, received so many nominations in our most successful film year in a long time.” . This film captures what we all have in common and transports the audience into the light of forgiveness and compassion. I can’t thank the Academy enough for taking to heart this film, which reminds us of what it means to be both painful and deeply human. ” Your friends. I’m very grateful and very excited. Working with Alexander Payne is definitely the best. Our continued collaboration really means a lot to me. I know I speak for the entire Holdovers family when I say we couldn’t be more proud that our film was recognized and accepted by the Academy. ”


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