The race is on! Chloé Zhao, @ViolaDavis, and @ReginaKing stand out during a stacked #Oscars year that saw historically diverse — and artistically thrilling — nominees beat the pandemic-clouded odds. https://t.co/BxewnRHiNX pic.twitter.com/kASLqtxdSF— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) April 6, 2021
+ EW's 2021 Oscars issue showcases the historically diverse — and artistically thrilling — set of Oscar nominees that beat the pandemic-clouded odds.
Chloe Zhao. The front-runner. With #Nomadland captivating critics and viewers alike, the writer-director is on the road to making #Oscars history. https://t.co/Pnjq2gdkkN Cover story by @missollosi pic.twitter.com/YEH4kWcZDF— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) April 6, 2021
+ Among Nomadland’s six nominations, four are for writer-director Chloé Zhao (Best Director, Picture, Adapted Screenplay, and Editing). Now, having already made history on the long road of this awards season, she’s poised for a triumphant finish.
.@violadavis. The powerhouse. With her record-breaking Best Actress nod for #MaRaineyFilm, Davis proves she's #Oscars royalty. https://t.co/4YOQwA2bdp Cover story by @Leahbats pic.twitter.com/4YLmrBYRIL— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) April 6, 2021
+ With her indelible turn as blues legend Ma Rainey in George C. Wolfe’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Viola Davis hit a high note and shattered an Oscars record. With the fourth nod of her career, she became the most-nominated Black actress in Academy history.
.@ReginaKing. The revelation. After winning the Academy Award for her acting, King directed her debut feature film #OneNightInMiami, earning 3 #Oscars nominations. Is there anything she can’t do? https://t.co/CkOdqzKvNc Cover story by @marcus_jones pic.twitter.com/LwH22imZhc— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) April 6, 2021
+ Though Regina King’s directorial debut One Night in Miami… was snubbed in the Best Picture and Best Director categories, the thrice-nominated drama made a major impact — and heralded the arrival of the Oscar-winning actress as a major filmmaking talent.
.@ReginaKing, Chloe Zhao, and @ViolaDavis share how a year of quarantining helped people better connect to their Oscar-nominated films.— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) April 6, 2021
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