79th Annual Academy Award Nominees

79th Annual Academy Award Nominees

The "2007 Academy Awards" will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2007 at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center(r), and televised live by the ABC Television Network at 5pm PST (8pm EST), beginning with a half-hour arrivals segment, "The Road to the Oscars(r).
Presenters at the "2007 Academy Awards" will include 2006 Academy Award winner George Clooney (Oscar for Best Supporting Actor), Rachel Weisz (Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress), Reese Witherspoon (Oscar winner for Best Actress) and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Best Actor Academy Award Winner).
2007 Oscar Nominees:
Best motion picture of the year
"Babel" (Paramount and Paramount Vantage)
"The Departed" (Warner Bros.)
"Letters from Iwo Jima" (Warner Bros.)
"Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
"The Queen" (Miramax, Pathe and Granada)
Performance by an actor in a leading role
Leonardo DiCaprio in "Blood Diamond" (Warner Bros.)
Ryan Gosling in "Half Nelson" (THINKFilm)
Peter O'Toole in "Venus" (Miramax, Filmfour and UK Council)
Will Smith in "The Pursuit of Happyness" (Sony Pictures Releasing)
Forest Whitaker in "The Last King of Scotland" (Fox Searchlight)
Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Alan Arkin in "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
Jackie Earle Haley in "Little Children" (New Line)
Djimon Hounsou in "Blood Diamond" (Warner Bros.)
Eddie Murphy in "Dreamgirls" (DreamWorks and Paramount)
Mark Wahlberg in "The Departed" (Warner Bros.)
Performance by an actress in a leading role
Penelope Cruz in "Volver" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Judi Dench in "Notes on a Scandal" (Fox Searchlight)
Helen Mirren in "The Queen" (Miramax, Pathe and Granada)
Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada" (20th Century Fox)
Kate Winslet in "Little Children" (New Line)
Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Adriana Barraza in "Babel" (Paramount and Paramount Vantage)
Cate Blanchett in "Notes on a Scandal" (Fox Searchlight)
Abigail Breslin in "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight)
Jennifer Hudson in "Dreamgirls" (DreamWorks and Paramount)
Rinko Kikuchi in "Babel" (Paramount and Paramount Vantage)
Best animated feature film of the year
"Cars" (Buena Vista) John Lasseter
"Happy Feet" (Warner Bros.) George Miller
"Monster House" (Sony Pictures Releasing) Gil Kenan
For nominations in categories such as Achievement in art, Achievement in costume design, Achievement in Studio, Best foreign language film of the year, and Achievement in music written for motion pictures, watch the "2007 Academy Awards" on Sunday, February 25, 2007.