Saoirse attended the 90th Annual Academy Awards tonight! She showed up in a beautiful pink Calvin Klein dress and with a brand new haircut but unfortunately, the Lady Bird team left empty handed. We have updated our gallery with the first pictures from the event and you can watch a red carpet interview below:
Saoirse, Laurie Metcalf and Greta Gerwig are on the cover of Entertainment Weekly‘s Oscars issue! Buy it here to read the complete article and their Academy Awards guide. You can read an excerpt below, and the featured photoshoot has been added to our photo gallery.
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There’s just something about Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird. Audiences’ love affair with the coming-of-age tale began at the Telluride Film Festival, where attendees were first charmed by this sharp, vivid, witty, and poignant story of a teenage girl (Saoirse Ronan) who is restless to leave her family home in Sacramento, California, for something bigger and better. What that exactly is, she’s not sure, but she’s convinced that it’s happening just beyond her reach. Her clashes with her mother (Laurie Metcalf), her relationship with her father (Tracy Letts), her intense friendship with her best friend (Beanie Feldstein), and her crushes (Lucas Hedges and Timothée Chalamet) are all achingly relatable.
The Academy certainly agrees — earlier this week, Lady Bird racked up five Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress for Ronan, and Best Supporting Actress for Metcalf. Gerwig’s screenplay got a nod and she became just the fifth woman in Oscar’s 90-year history to crack Best Director (for her solo directorial debut, no less).
“I felt it from the very beginning,” says Gerwig of the hard-to-put-your-finger-on-it magic that surrounds this film. “You start getting the feeling that the movie wants to exist. That sounds a little goofy, but that’s what it feels like.”
Entertainment Weekly sat down with Gerwig, Ronan, and Metcalf, where it quickly became clear the warm feelings that are so apparent in front of the camera, exist behind the scenes, too. “Don’t take this the wrong way,” Ronan says, turning to Gerwig. “But I don’t see you, like, as a female director. I just think of you as a great director. A great filmmaker. I think the reason why the set was run so well is that Greta’s a great leader.” Echoes Metcalf, “We trusted Greta so much. We knew [Gerwig] was looking for the heart of it, and that you’ve always got your eye on the big picture.”
Today we celebrate!! Saoirse has received her third Oscar nomination, this time for her work in Lady Bird! She’s up against Sally Hawkins, Frances McDormand, Margot Robbie and Meryl Streep. The film itself scored 4 other nominations: Best Director (Greta Gerwig), Best Screenplay (Greta Gerwig), Best Supporting Actress and Best Picture. Congratulations to the cast and crew! You can view all the nominations on The Academy’s official website.
Actress In a Leading Role
Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Meryl Streep, “The Post”
Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread”
Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”
“Call Me by Your Name”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
“The Big Sick,” Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani
“Get Out,” Jordan Peele
“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Martin McDonagh
“Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan
“Get Out,” Jordan Peele
“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig
“Phantom Thread,” Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro
Saoirse posed for The LA Times last month along with Margot Robbie, Diane Kruger, Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain and Kate Winslet, her fellow award contenders for this season. Our gallery has been updated with new images from their photoshoot!
Saoirse attended the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday celebrating the nominations for ‘Brooklyn’. We have compiled her interviews on the red carpet courtesy of MTV News, People, Extra, and others – watch them below!
Saoirse attended the 88th Academy Awards last night, in which she was nominated for Best Actress for the film “Brooklyn”. She wore a stunning custom made Calvin Klein dress, and mentioned several times she chose to use green in honor of her Irish heritage. Our gallery has been updated with images from the red carpet, as well as images of her preparation for the event and from her arrival at the Vanity Fair after party.
Saoirse attended the 88th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon today, and our gallery has been updated with the first pictures from the event. We’re hoping we’ll get more later, so make sure you keep an eye on our social networks!
The Academy Award nominations have just been announced, and Saoirse has been nominated as Best Actress in a Leading Role! The film ‘Brooklyn’ also received nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture. Congratulations to Saoirse, and the ‘Brooklyn’ cast and crew!
Performance by an actress in a leading role
Cate Blanchett in “Carol”
Brie Larson in “Room”
Jennifer Lawrence in “Joy”
Charlotte Rampling in “45 Years”
Saoirse Ronan in “Brooklyn”
Best motion picture of the year
“The Big Short” Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers
“Bridge of Spies” Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers
“Brooklyn” Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, Producers
“Mad Max: Fury Road” Doug Mitchell and George Miller, Producers
“The Martian” Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Mark Huffam, Producers
“The Revenant” Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent and Keith Redmon, Producers
“Room” Ed Guiney, Producer
“Spotlight” Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust, Producers
“The Big Short” Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
“Brooklyn” Screenplay by Nick Hornby
“Carol” Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy
“The Martian” Screenplay by Drew Goddard
“Room” Screenplay by Emma Donoghue