British-Ugandan Actor Daniel Kaluuya Becomes An Inspiration As He Gets Oscar Nomination For ‘Get Out’

Jan 26, 2018 |

English born actor and writer, Daniel Kaluuya becomes internet sensation after a plausible performance in the 2017 horror film ‘Get Out’, which earned him significant critical acclaim and numerous nominations. ‘Get Out’ swept four nominations off the 2018 Oscars, with Jordan Peele getting a spot for directing and Daniel Kaluuya getting recognized for his role as lead actor. Greta Gerwig and Guillermo del Toro also received nominations for their work.

The actor whose parents are from Uganda, is now a first-time Oscar nominee with many applauds from fans who thinks this year’s award was less of Whites. Kaluuya is set to star in Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’, which will hit theaters on February 16, 2018.

Full List of Oscars 2018 Nominee List

Best Picture

Call Me By Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape Of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Directing

Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)
Jordan Peele (Get Out)
Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird)
Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread)
Guillermo Del Toro (The Shape Of Water)

Actress in a leading role

Sally Hawkins (The Shape Of Water)
Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Margot Robbie (I, Tonya)
Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird)
Meryl Streep (The Post)

Actor in a leading role

Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread)
Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out)
Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.)

Writing (original screenplay)

The Big Sick
Get Out
Lady Bird
The Shape Of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Movies

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