Guillermo Del Toro, Ang Lee, John Krasinski to Announce Oscar Nominations

The trio will join Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Thursday, Jan. 14

Directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee and “13 Hours” star John Krasinski will join Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs to announce the 88th Academy Awards nominations in all 24 categories at a special two-part live news conference on Thursday.

At 5:30 a.m. PT, del Toro and Lee will announce the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Cinematography, Costume Design, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Song, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

At 5:38 a.m. PT, Krasinski and Boone Isaacs will take the stage to unveil the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Directing, Film Editing, Foreign Language Film, Original Score, Best Picture, Production Design, Visual Effects, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.

The Oscars will air Sunday, Feb. 28, live on ABC. The nominations announcement will be broadcast and streamed live on www.oscars.org/live.

A director, writer and producer, del Toro is the acclaimed filmmaker behind “Pan’s Labyrinth,” a three-fold Oscar winner in 2007 that earned him a nomination for its original screenplay. He’s also the creator of the FX series “The Strain.”

Best known for “The Office,” Krasinski will soon be seen in Michael Bay‘s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.” He also directed and stars in “The Hollars,” which will premiere at Sundance this month.

Lee is a two-time Oscar winner who directed and produced the Oscar-winning foreign language film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and earned Oscars for directing “Brokeback Mountain” and “Life of Pi.” His next film, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” is currently in postproduction.