Chadwick Boseman Receives His First-Ever Oscar Nomination
- Chadwick Boseman has been nominated for Best Actor for his role in the Netflix movie, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
- He is the first posthumous nominee in the category since Massimo Troisi for the 1995 Il Postino.
- This is Chadwick’s first ever Oscar nomination.
- He is the third person in Oscar history to be a nominee after passing. The other two are Heath Ledger and Ralph Richardson.
- Other nominees are Riz Ahmed Sound of Metal, Anthony Hopkins The Father, Gary Oldman Mank, Steven Yeun Minari.
- The Oscars are Sunday, April 25th 5pm PST/8p EST