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Litte Women's Saoirse Ronan gets fourth Oscar nomination

Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated Irish actress Saoirse Ronan is hoping to be fourth time lucky in next month's academy awards

IRISH star Saoirse Ronan has received her fourth Oscar nomination with a best actress nod for her role in Little Women.

Ronan, who has had two previous best actress (Brooklyn, 2016 and Lady Bird, 2018) and a supporting actress nomination (Atonement, 2008) will be hoping to be fourth time lucky when the Oscars are handed out at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on February 9.

Joker leads the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, closely followed by The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood.

Ronan (25) will be joined by Little Women co-star, British star Florence Pugh, who has been shortlisted in the supporting actress role.

1917 director Sir Sam Mendes and The Two Popes' Sir Anthony Hopkins are among other British Oscar nominees.

Cynthia Erivo also bagged a nod for her star turn in biopic Harriet while Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin have been nominated for the best original song for their work on Rocket man.

The nominees were announced during a live ceremony yesterday with actor in a leading role containing Antonio Banderas for Pain And Glory, Leonardo DiCaprio for Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood, Adam Driver for Marriage Story, Joaquin Phoenix in Joker and Jonathan Pryce in The Two Popes.

The best actress nominees are Erivo and Ronan alongside Scarlett Johansson for Marriage Story, Charlize Theron for Bombshell and Renee Zellweger for Judy.

Best picture nominees are Le Mans '66, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917, Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood and Parasite.

Alongside Sir Sam Mendes, who earned a best director nod for war epic 1917, the nominees are Martin Scorsese for The Irishman, Todd Phillips for Joker, Quentin Tarantino for Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood and Bong Joon-Ho for Parasite.

Pugh was nominated for best supporting actress alongside Johansson for Jojo Rabbit, Kathy Bates for Richard Jewell, Laura Dern for Marriage Story and Margot Robbie for Bombshell.

In the supporting actor category the nominees are Tom Hanks for A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood, Sir Anthony for The Two Popes, Al Pacino and his The Irishman co-star Joe Pesci and Brad Pitt for Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood.

Best adapted screenplay is between The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women and The Two Popes.

While original screenplay is between Knives Out, Marriage Story, 1917, Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood and Parasite.

Parasite is also nominated for best international feature film alongside Corpus Christi, Honeyland, Les Miserable and Pain And Glory.

Visual effects nominees are Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, 1917, Lion King and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin earned a nomination for best original song for (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman.

Sound editing nominees are Le Mans '66, Joker, 1917, Once upon A Time... In Hollywood and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

In the category of original score the nominees are Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917 and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

For costume design the nominated films are Jojo Rabbit, Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood, The Irishman, Joker and Little Women.

Best sound mixing is between 1917, Ad Astra, Le Mans '66, Joker and Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood.

Sir Sam's 1917 picked up another nomination for original score, alongside Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

Best picture:

Ford v Ferrari (UK as Le Mans '66)

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit

Joker

Little Women

Marriage Story

1917

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood

Parasite

Best actor:

Antonio Banderas - Pain And Glory

Leonardo DiCaprio - Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood

Adam Driver - Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix - Joker

Jonathan Pryce - The Two Popes

Best supporting actor:

Tom Hanks - A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood

Sir Anthony Hopkins - The Two Popes

Al Pacino - The Irishman

Joe Pesci - The Irishman

Brad Pitt - Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood

Best actress:

Cynthia Erivo - Harriet

Scarlett Johansson - Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan - Little Women

Charlize Theron - Bombshell

Renee Zellweger - Judy

Best supporting actress:

Kathy Bates - Richard Jewell

Laura Dern - Marriage Story

Scarlett Johansson - Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh - Little Women

Margot Robbie - Bombshell

Best director:

The Irishman - Martin Scorsese

Joker - Todd Phillips

1917 - Sam Mendes

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood - Quentin Tarantino

Parasite - Bong Joon-ho

Adapted screenplay:

The Irishman - Steven Zaillian

Jojo Rabbit - Taika Waititi

Joker - Todd Phillips and Scott Silver

Little Women - Greta Gerwig

The Two Popes - Anthony McCarten

Original screenplay:

Knives Out - Rian Johnson

Marriage Story - Noah Baumbach

1917 - Sir Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood - Quentin Tarantino

Parasite - Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin Won

Best animated film:

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

I Lost My Body

Klaus

Missing Link

Toy Story 4

Best international film:

Corpus Christi - Poland

Honeyland - North Macedonia

Les Miserables - France

Pain And Glory - Spain

Parasite - South Korea

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