OSCAR® NOMINEES TO BE HONORED AT ACADEMY
LOS ANGELES, CA —More than 150 Oscar nominees, along with 87th Oscars® host
Neil Patrick Harris, will come together at noon on Monday, February 2, at the
Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this
year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.
Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper,
Marion Cotillard, Felicity Jones, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Rosamund Pike,
Eddie Redmayne and Reese Witherspoon are expected to attend the pre-Oscars
event. Supporting Actor and Actress nominees Patricia Arquette, Laura Dern,
Robert Duvall, Ethan Hawke, Edward Norton, J.K. Simmons and Emma Stone also will
join in the celebratory lunch.
Three of the five nominees in the Directing category – Richard Linklater,
Bennett Miller and Morten Tyldum – also are expected to attend.
The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby
Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised
live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced
by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225
countries and territories worldwide.
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of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In
addition to the annual Academy Awards—in which the members vote to select the
nominees and winners — the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public
programs, exhibitions and events; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement
of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and
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