Oscars 2022 LIVE – Nominees hopeful ahead of Academy Awards with Will Smith, Power Of The Dog, CODA & more tipped to win

THE Oscars are back this weekend, with Hollywood's biggest stars gathering for the Academy Awards.

The 94th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 27, 2022, with the ceremony getting underway at 8pm ET.

The 2022 Oscars are set to be hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes.

The Power Of The Dog has the most nominations, with 12, while Dune comes in with 10 noms.

West Side Story's Best Picture nomination marks a new record for Steven Spielberg, who's now the first to have a Best Director nomination in six separate decades.

Denzel Washington continues to be the Oscar's most nominated Black actor with a 10th nomination for The Tragedy of Macbeth.

Read our Oscars 2022 live blog for the latest news and updates…

  • Josie Rhodes Cook

    Best Director nominees

    The nominees for Best Director are:

    • Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)
    • Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)
    • Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
    • Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)
    • Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car)

    Who is presenting, continued

    The list of presenters also includes:

    • Lily James
    • Zoë Kravitz
    • Mila Kunis
    • John Leguizamo
    • Simu Liu
    • Rami Malek
    • Shawn Mendes
    • Jason Momoa
    • Bill Murray
    • Lupita Nyong’o
    • Elliot Page
    • Rosie Perez
    • Chris Rock
    • Jill Scott
    • Naomi Scott
    • Tyler Perry
    • Tracee Ellis Ross
    • JK Simmons
    • Kelly Slater
    • Wesley Snipes
    • Uma Thurman
    • John Travolta
    • Shaun White
    • Serena Williams
    • Venus Williams
    • Yuh-Jung Youn
    • Rachel Zegler

    Who is presenting?

    Presenters at the Oscars include, according to Deadline:

    • Halle Bailey
    • Stephanie Beatriz
    • Josh Brolin
    • Ruth E. Carter
    • Sean 'Diddy' Combs
    • Kevin Costner
    • Jamie Lee Curtis
    • DJ Khaled
    • Jacob Elordi
    • Jennifer Garner
    • Jake Gyllenhaal
    • Woody Harrelson
    • H.E.R.
    • Tiffany Haddish
    • Tony Hawk
    • Anthony Hopkins
    • Daniel Kaluuya
    • Samuel L Jackson
    • Lady Gaga
    • Josie Rhodes Cook

      Best Picture nominees

      The nominees for Best Picture are:

      • Belfast
      • CODA
      • Don’t Look Up
      • Drive My Car
      • Dune
      • King Richard
      • Licorice Pizza
      • Nightmare Alley
      • The Power of the Dog
      • West Side Story

      Which movie has the most nominations?

      The Power Of The Dog has the most nominations, with 12, while Dune comes in at an impressive 10 nominations as well.

      Who will host the Oscars?

      The 2022 Oscars are set to be hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer, and Wanda Sykes.

      What time are the Oscars?

      The 94th Academy Awards are on Sunday, March 27, 2022, and the ceremony gets underway at 8pm ET.

      What day are the Oscars?

      The 94th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 27, 2022.

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