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BREAKING: Ruth Negga Nominated For Best Actress At 89th Academy Awards

By James Fenton

January 24, 2017 at 1:44pm

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The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards have been announced and Ruth Negga leads the way for Ireland

Ethiopian-born Ruth has been nominated for best actress for her role in Loving while The Lobster starring Colin Farrell is up for Best Original Screenplay.

Check out a selection of nominations below:

Best Actress

Isabelle Huppert - Elle

Ruth Negga - Loving 

Natalie Portman - Jackie

Emma Stone - La La Land

Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins 

Best Actor

Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling - La La Land 

Denzel Washington - Fences

Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic 

Best Picture 

- Arrival

- Fences

- Hacksaw Ridge

- Hell or High Water

- Hidden Figures

- La La Land

- Lion

- Manchester by the Sea

- Moonlight

In other news, The Lobster, which was filmed in Ireland and stars Castleknock's own Colin Farrell, has been nominated for Best Original Screenplay for Yorgos Lanthimos

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