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The King’s Speech Gets 12 Oscar Nominations

Jan 25, 2011 12:59:04 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The King’s Speech leads all films with 12 nominations for next month’s 83rd Academy Awards. The Tom Hooper-directed film scored Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, Actor in a Supporting Role and Actress in a Supporting Role, to name a few.

Joel and Ethan Coen’s version of “True Grit” came in a close second with 10 nominations. With the directors ousting Christopher Nolan in the nominee list to win the prize. Facebook drama The Social Network bagged 8 nominations while Natalie Portman is the hot favorite to win the Best Actress category for her performance in ‘Black Swan’.