Marvel Studios’ groundbreaking film Black Panther has added another accolade to its already impressive list of milestones. The film is now among the nominees for Best Picture at the 91st Oscars®, receiving seven nominations in all. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, revealed the nominees for this year’s Oscars this morning in Beverly Hills, California, and Disney releases earned a combined total of 17 Oscar® nominations in all—including four nominations for Mary Poppins Returns along with nods for both Incredibles 2 and Ralph Breaks the Internet as best Animated Feature Film.
“Congratulations to all of our nominated films, and especially Black Panther. To see it recognized by the Academy today with seven nominations, including Best Picture, is truly an honor. Congratulations and gratitude to Kevin Feige and the team at Marvel Studios and to our director, Ryan Coogler, and his incredible team and brilliant cast—we’re grateful for their creative excellence, unparalleled artistry and heartfelt passion for this project,” said Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger following today’s announcement.
“It’s wonderful and humbling to see so many of our films recognized by the Academy this morning with 17 nominations across eight films, including a Best Picture nomination for Black Panther and best Animated Feature nominations for Incredibles 2 and Ralph Breaks the Internet,” said Alan Horn, chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “Congratulations to all of our nominees and the exceptional teams behind these films.”
Marvel Studios President and Black Panther producer Kevin Feige said, “Thank you so much to the Academy for this honor. This extraordinary recognition is an endorsement of what Black Panther represents for inclusion and for telling different kinds of stories. It has been humbling and gratifying to see the cultural impact this film has had, and it’s something we’re all very proud to have been a part of. This could not have happened without our amazing cast and crew and our brilliant director, Ryan Coogler, who brought his unique talent, experience, and deeply personal vision to this story. And of course, I have to thank Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for bringing this character into the world to begin with.”
The awards will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24, in a live broadcast airing on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Here is the complete list of The Walt Disney Studios’ nominees:
Animated Feature Film
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Black Panther—Ruth Carter
Mary Poppins Returns—Sandy Powell
Music (Original Score)
Black Panther—Ludwig Göransson
Mary Poppins Returns—Marc Shaiman
Music (Original Song)
Black Panther—“All The Stars”
Mary Poppins Returns—“The Place Where Lost Things Go”
Black Panther—Hannah Beachler
Mary Poppins Returns—John Myhre
Short Film (Animated)
Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Visit Oscar.com to view the entire list of 2019 nominees.