Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Gets 3 Oscar Nominations

As soon as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released, Disney submitted the film to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration in several Oscar categories. Today the nominations for the 92nd Oscars were announced with The Rise of Skywalker receiving nominations in 3 categories.

Best Visual Effects

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (up against other Disney films Avengers: Endgame and The Lion King)

Best Sound Editing

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Original Score

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker by John Williams

Congratulations to Lucasfilm, Disney and all those nominated. Also to Star Wars alumni Laura Dern on her nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and to Adam Driver for his nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role, both for Marriage Story.

The awards ceremony will take place on February 9th 2020.