Here's How The 2023 Oscar Nominees Reacted To Their Nominations

Here's How The 2023 Oscar Nominees Reacted To Their Nominations

The 2023 Oscar nominations were announced today. Everything Everywhere All at Once led the nominations, receiving a total of 11 Oscar nods.

Michelle Yeoh, with a single google-y eye on her forehead, fighting in an office in a scene from "Everything, Everywhere All at Once"
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This year's nominees also included 16 first-time nominees in the acting categories. Only four of the 20 people nominated had been nominated before. This included first-time nominations for Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Fraser, Colin Farrell, Paul Mescal, and more.

Paul Mescal walking down a with a backpack slung over his shoulder in a scene from "Aftersun"
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To celebrate their outstanding achievements, below are some of the best reactions actors, producers, writers, directors, and more who are nominated shared on social media and with the Academy directly:

1.Michelle Yeoh: Best Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once

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2.Brendan Fraser: Best Actor for The Whale

Brendan says, in part, "I'm absolutely overjoyed and deeply grateful to The Academy for this recognition and for recognizing Hong Chau's beautiful performance and Adrien Morot's incredible makeup"
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3.Angela Bassett: Best Supporting Actress for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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4.Stephanie Hsu: Best Supporting Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once

Stephanie said, in part, "Every card that's ever been stacked against me has been stacked against [Michelle Yeoh] tenfold. And to be able to get to experience this together feels like some cycles are breaking, you know?"

Stephanie shared her thoughts directly with Deadline.

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5.Colin Farrell: Best Actor for The Banshees of Inisherin

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6.Paul Mescal: Best Actor for Aftersun

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Paul, rocking a mullet, sits on the armrest of a couch as he holds a phone and smiles widely
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7.Ke Huy Quan: Best Supporting Actor for Everything Everywhere All at Once

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8.Austin Butler: Best Actor for Elvis

Austin said, "I woke up to about 20 missed calls from my publicist and agent manager. They woke me up. it also takes me a while to wake up in the morning, so I still felt as though I was dreaming. It's going to take me a while to process"

Austin shared his reaction directly with Variety.

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9.Brian Tyree Henry: Best Supporting Actor for Causeway

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10.Steven Spielberg: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay for The Fabelmans

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11.Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert: Best Director for Everything Everywhere All at Once

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12.Brendan Gleeson: Best Supporting Actor for The Banshees of Inisherin

"What an amazing wake-up call! I'm so proud and grateful to be part of 'The Banshees of Inisherin' on a personal and professional level. I'm absolutely thrilled for the whole brilliant cast and everyone at home."
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13.Domee Shi: Best Animated Feature Film for Turning Red

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Domee Shi / Via Instagram: @domeeshi

14.Barry Keoghan: Best Supporting Actor for The Banshees of Inisherin

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Barry Keoghan / Via Instagram: @keoghan92

15.Todd Field: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay for Tár

"On behalf of everyone  responsible for the making of Tár, we're overjoyed by the recognition the Academy has shown our film, specifically the work of Cate Blanchett, Monika Willi, and Florian Hoffmeister"
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16.Jamie Lee Curtis: Best Supporting Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once

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17.The team behind The Quiet Girl: Best International Feature Film

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18.Hong Chau: Best Supporting Actress for The Whale

Hong says, in part, "I am overjoyed by this morning's news. Being a part of this film was an unforgettable experience, and I share this nomination with the creative and talented people alongside whom I worked on this project"
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19.Malte Grunert: Best Picture for All Quiet on the Western Front

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20.Guillermo del Toro: Best Animated Feature Film for Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

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21.Martin McDonagh: Best Picture and Best Director for The Banshees of Inisherin

So stunned and thrilled about the 9 Oscar nominations for 'The Banshees of Inisherin!'
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22.Ruth E. Carter: Best Costume Design for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

I'm proud to be amongst this incredible group of nominees, especially my fellow 'Wakanda Forever' colleagues. I feel very honored that my peers recognized the heart and soul put into the texture of storytelling
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23.Diane Warren: Best Original Son for Tell it Like a Woman

24.Sarah Polley: Best Adapted Screenplay for Women Talking

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25.Bill Nighy: Best Actor for Living

Everyone associated with 'Living' is honored by the Academy's nomination and grateful for the spotlight it throws upon the film. We hope it will encourage people to see it. I was surrounded by assassins and this belongs to them all"
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26.Rian Johnson: Best Adapted Screenplay for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

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27.Jerry Bruckheimer: Best Picture for Top Gun: Maverick

On behalf of Tom [Cruise], all the filmmakers, cast, Paramount and everyone who worked on ''Top Gun: Maverick,' we are so honored by this recognition from the Academy"
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28.Baz Luhrmann: Best Picture for Elvis

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29.Ruben Östlund: Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Triangle of Sadness

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30.Marcel the Shell: Best Animated Feature Film for Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

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31.Ana de Armas: Best Actress for Blonde

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32.Kazuo Ishiguro: Best Adapted Screenplay for Living

Kazuo saying, "So honored to be nominated alongside people of such lavish talent! For a life-long movie fan like me, this news has been just as thrilling as the time I heard I’d won the Nobel Prize!"
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This post will be updated as more reactions come in!