Hollywood Backstage Staff Writer
Friday, February 19, 2010
Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Backstage) - Sony leads the major studios in Academy Award nominations with 18. Sony has 8 films nominated under the Sony Pictures Classics banner totaling 13 nominations, one nomination as Columbia Pictures (Julie and Julia), and 4 for Tristar Pictures (District 9).
Fox has 14 nominations including five for Fox Searchlight Pictures (three noms for Crazy Heart and two for Fantastic Mr. Fox). 20th Century Fox Film Corporation has nine nominations for Avatar.
Warner Bros. has 13 nominations including 7 for Warner Bros. Pictures and 6 for HBO.