The 2018 Oscar nominations were announced yesterday (23 January), with two adaptations of Penguin Random House titles picking up a total of ten nominations between them.
The film version of Viking's Darkest Hour has six nominations, including Best Actor in a Leading Role for Gary Oldman's acclaimed performance as Winston Churchill, and Best Picture. The production received other nods for Cinematography, Best Production Design, Makeup and Hairstyling and Costume Design.
Mudbound, based on Hillary Jordan's novel (published by Windmill), is nominated for Adapted Screenplay, Original Song, Cinematography and Best Supporting Actress for Mary J. Blige's performance. Rachel Morrison's nomination for Cinematography marks the first time a woman has been nominated in that category.