Actors brendan fraser Y Austin Butler were nominated this Tuesday by the Hollywood Academy for the oscar to the best actor. A category in which they will share with Collin Farrell, Paul Mescal and Bill Nighy, who are also competing for this award that will be delivered on March 12 in Los Angeles.
Fraser was crowned best actor at the recent Critics Choice Awards for his work in the film “The Whale.” a project that brought the actor an enormous physical transformation when he played a morbidly obese professor and that returned him to the front lines of Hollywood.
This is the first time that the performer of movies like “The Mummy” and “George of the Jungle”, one of the most popular actors in the late 1990s whose career has been full of ups and downs, has received an awards nomination. of the Academy.
Colin Farrell and Austin Butler achieve the nomination after having won the Golden Globe for best comedy and drama actor, respectively, in the latest edition of these awards.
Butler is in charge of putting himself in the shoes of “Elvis” in a story focused on the artist through the prism of his complicated relationship with Colonel Tom Parkerhis enigmatic manager, played by Tom Hanks.
Farrell is nominated for his role in “The Banshees of Inisherin” by Anglo-Irish director Martin McDonagh, which tells the story of two lifelong friends (Farrell and Brendan Gleeson) who find themselves at a dead end when one abruptly ends their relationship.
This is the first nomination for 26-year-old Irishman Mescal, nominated for “Aftersun”, and also for Nighy, who at 73 is nominated for his role in “Living”. The ceremony of the 95th edition of the Oscars will take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles (California, USA).
With information from EFE