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It may be difficult for Nyong’o to ever find a quiet moment again! An Oscar nominee for 12 Years a Slave, the Best Supporting Actress contender looks deep in thought while posing for PEOPLE at Monday’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon. “There’s no way I could’ve dreamt any of this stuff up,” she said at the event. “It’s just been an incredible journey.”
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Dallas Buyers Club’s soaks in the awards season attention – and his Best Actor nomination. “I’m gonna celebrate no matter what,” he says. “I’m already in celebration mode. I’m going to enjoy this.”
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There’s that hat again! Already a Grammy winner, the singer is set to go for Oscar gold with his track “Happy,” a nominee for Best Original Song.
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Could Oscar victory be off in the distance? The British actor, nominated as a screenwriter for Philomena, gives it some serious thought at our photo shoot.
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Captain Phillips’s breakout, first-time nominee Abdi (in the Best Supporting Actor category) already looks like a seasoned star in front of the camera.