By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two movies with Pittsburgh ties have been nominated for numerous Academy Awards.READ MORE: Port Authority Operating Two-Car Trains For Steelers Ravens Game
The nominees for the awards were announced Monday morning.
‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ a Netflix adaptation of August Wilson’s play, which was Chadwick Boseman’s final film, was filmed in Pittsburgh.
The film was nominated for four awards, including:
- Actor In a Leading Role – Chadwick Boseman
- Production Design
- Makeup and Hairstyling
- Costume Design
Monessen High School graduate Frances McDormand starred in ‘Nomadland,’ which has received numerous nominations, as well, including:
- Best Picture
- Directing – Chloe Zhao
- Actress in a Leading Role – Frances McDormand
- Adapted Screenplay – Chloe Zhao
- Film Editing
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