The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its nominations on January 24, 2012 for this year’s Academy Awards.
Director Michel Hazanavicius, actress Berenice Bejo, center, and actress Penelope Ann Miller at the New York premiere of "The Artist," Nov. 17, 2011. It was one of the nominees for Best Picture. (AP)
In addition to its Best Picture Nomination, Actor Jean Dujardin was nominated for Best Actor, and Bejo was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for their work in "The Artist." (Photo: Weinstein Co.)
Meryl Streep was nominated for Best Actress for her role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.” (Photo: The Weinstein Co.)
Meryl Streep attends the premiere of "The Iron Lady" at the Ziegfeld Theater Dec. 13, 2011, in New York. (AP)