‘Joker’ Leads BAFTA Nominations with 11, Followed By Once, The Irishman


‘Joker’ amassed 11 nominations, closely followed by ‘The Irishman’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood’ with 10 each.

Two days after Brits dominated the winners at the Golden Globes, the British Academy unveiled the nominees for its upcoming film awards.

Joker led the pack with 11 nominations, closely followed by The Irishman (Martin Scorsese’s 14th BAFTA nomination) and Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino’s 11th BAFTA nom) with 10 each, and Sam Mendes’ 1917 just behind with nine.

Margot Robbie will compete against herself for best supporting actress, nominated for both Bombshell and Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood, competing against Scarlett Johansson for Jojo Rabbit, who also has a leading actress nomination for Marriage Story.

In terms of distributors, Netflix led the charge with 23 nominations, including 10 for The Irishman and five each for Marriage Story and The Two Popes, followed by Sony with 16, with Once Upon a Time in Hollywood accounting for 10.

The awards ceremony itself will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Feb. 2.

Best Film
The Irishman
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Leading Actress
Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

Leading Actor
Leonardo Dicaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Film Not in the English Language
The Farewell
For Sama
Pain and Glory
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

1917, Sam Mendes
The Irishman, Martin Scorsese
Joker, Todd Phillips
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino
Parasite, Bong Joon-ho

Original Screenplay
Booksmart, Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman
Knives Out, Rian Johnson
Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino
Parasite, Han Jin-won, Bong Joon-ho

1917, Roger Deakins
The Irishman, Rodrigo Prieto
Joker, Lawrence Sher
Le Mans ’66, Phedon Papamichael
The Lighthouse, Jarin Blaschke


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