Musical ‘La La Land’ ties record with 14 Oscar nominations

Break out your tap shoes, everybody: La La Land is storming the Oscars.

The acclaimed Hollywood musical is singing pretty, tying All About Eve and Titanic for the most nominations ever — 14 total — at the 89th Academy Awards. Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the ceremony live from Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre on Feb. 26 (ABC, 7 p.m. ET/4 PT).

La La Land, with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a pair of star-crossed lovers, is in the best picture field alongside art-house darling — and fellow Golden Globe winner — Moonlight, family drama Manchester by the Sea, sci-fi film Arrival, Western noir Hell or High Water, 1950s period piece Fences, globetrotting tale Lion, World War II tale Hacksaw Ridge and Space Race movie Hidden Figures.

Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) is a favorite in this year’s best actor category that also features Gosling, Denzel Washington (Fences), Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) and Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic). Gosling’s La La Land partner Stone leads a stacked best actress contingent and will compete against Natalie Portman (Jackie), Ruth Negga (Loving), Isabelle Huppert (Elle) and Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins), who extends her historic nominations count to 20…. see more

source: usatoday

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