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"Nebraska" is up for six Academy Awards

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The 86th annual Academy Award nominations for supporting actress in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The nominees announced Thursday morning for the actresses are: Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine"; Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle"; Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"; Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"; June Squibb, "Nebraska".

For the actors are: Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"; Bradley Cooper, "American Hustle";  Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"; Jonah Hill, "The Wolf of Wall Street";  Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club."

"Nebraska" has been nominated for six Academy Awards in the following categories: Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Supporting Role, Cinematography, Directing, and Original Screenplay.

Fans of the Nebraska movie gathered Thursday morning in Norfolk, Nebraska at a watch party and we'll have coverage from the party and reaction to the nominations on News 4 at 12.

The Oscars will be presented March 2 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

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