‘The Hunger Games’ actors nab two Oscar nominations for other movies

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‘The Hunger Games’ actors nab two Oscar nominations for other movies

The Hunger Games actors Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman are celebrating this morning, after it was announced that both are nominated for the Academy Awards.

Lawrence is up for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her critically acclaimed performance in Silver Linings Playbook. She’s going up against Naomi Watts, Jessica Chastain, Emmanuelle Riva, and Quevenzhane Wallis.

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Meanwhile, Hoffman — who appears in the upcoming Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire — received a Best Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for his performance in The Master. He’s going up against Christoph Waltz, Robert DeNiro, Alan Arkin, and Tommy Lee Jones.

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