Nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, February 2, by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and Oscar-nominated actress and Academy member Anne Hathaway.
Sherak and Hathaway will unveil the nominations in 10 of the 24 categories at a 5:30 a.m. news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, where hundreds of media representatives from around the world will be gathered. Nominations information for all categories will be distributed simultaneously to news media in attendance and via the net at www.oscar.com.
Last year Hathaway received her first Oscar nomination for her leading role in Rachel Getting Married. She first came to national attention in the 2006 sleeper hit The Devil Wears Prada opposite Meryl Streep. Hathaway will be seen next in Valentine’s Day, followed by the role of the White Queen in Tim Burton’s remake of Alice in Wonderland and Love and Other Drugs opposite Jake Gyllenhaal.
The 2009 Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network starting at 5 p.m. Pacific Time.