Oscar 2012: 84th Academy Awards Nominees’ Grand Luncheon in California [PHOTOS]

  on February 07 2012 6:20 AM
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Actors and actresses nominated for the forthcoming Oscar Awards 2012 attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Oscar Nominees Luncheon at Beverly Hills in California on Monday.

The 84th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday Feb 26, 2012 at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network.

Besides posing for photographers upon their arrival at the gala luncheon, the nominees also posed for a group photo.

Have a quick glance at some of the pictures from the luncheon presented in the slideshow. We also provide a list of 2012 Oscar nominations below…

The “Best Picture” nominations are: ‘The Artist’, 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close', 'The Descendants', 'The Help', 'Moneyball', ‘Midnight in Paris’, ‘The Tree of Life’ and ‘War Horse’.

Nominations for Actor in a Leading Role are: Demián Bichir (A Better Life), George Clooney (The Descendants), Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Brad Pitt (Moneyball).

Nominations for Actress in a Leading Role are: Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs), Viola Davis (The Help), Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) and Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn).

Nominations for “Actor in a Supporting Role” are: Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn), Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Nick Nolte (Warrior), Christopher Plummer (Beginners) and Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close).

Nominations for “Actress in a Supporting Role” are: Bérénice Bejo (The Artist), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs) and Octavia Spencer (The Help).

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