Colin Farrell gives ‘heartfelt congratulations to all the lads’ after scooping first-ever Oscar nomination for Banshees of Inisherin

Colin Farrell celebrates Oscar nomination for The Banshees of Inisherin

Colin Farrell is celebrating his first ever Oscar nomination for the Banshees of Inisherin (Picture: Reuters)

Colin Farrell is ‘beyond honored’ after landing his first ever Oscar nomination, thanks to his incredible stint in Banshees of Inisherin.

The 46-year-old stars as Pádraic Súilleabháin in the critically acclaimed flick, beside Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan and Kerry Condon – who have also earned nods for their roles.

Celebrating his nomination, he told PA in a statement: ‘[I’m] just so grateful to the Academy for all the love it’s shared with the Banshees’ cast and crew.

‘Also, beyond honored to be lumped together with my fellow nominees. A heartfelt congratulations to all the lads.’

‘What an amazing wake-up call,’ Brendan, his close friend and co-star, agreed.

‘I’m so proud and grateful to be part of The Banshees Of Inisherin on a personal and professional level. I’m absolutely thrilled for the whole brilliant cast and everyone at home.

Colin was nominated beside director Martin McDonagh and co-star Brendan Gleeson (Picture: Getty)

‘What a day for the Irish film industry on a world stage. Feels like a huge family outing on the cards.

‘Thank you, Academy. Thank you, Martin. Thank you all.’

The Banshees of Inisherin is helmed by Martin McDonagh and follows the story of Pádraic Súilleabháin (Colin), who struggles to come to terms with the fact his best friend Colm Doherty (Brendan) no longer wants to be associated with him.

Oscar nominations 2023

Here are the nominations for the 95th Oscar Awards:

Best motion picture of the year

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans
Top Gun: Maverick
Triangle of Sadness
Women Talking

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Austin Butler in Elvis
Colin Farrell in The Banshees of Inisherin
Brendan Fraser in The Whale
Paul Mescal in Aftersun
Bill Nighy in Living

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

Brendan Gleeson in The Banshees of Inisherin
Brian Tyree Henry in Causeway
Judd Hirsch in The Fabelmans
Barry Keoghan in The Banshees of Inisherin
Ke Huy Quan in Everything Everywhere All at Once

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Cate Blanchett in Tár
Ana de Armas in Blonde
Andrea Riseborough in To Leslie
Michelle Williams in The Fabelmans
Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All at Once

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Angela Bassett in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Hong Chau in The Whale
Kerry Condon in The Banshees of Inisherin
Jamie Lee Curtis in Everything Everywhere All at Once
Stephanie Hsu in Everything Everywhere All at Once

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

Applause from Tell It like a Woman, Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
Hold My Hand from “Top Gun: Maverick, Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga and BloodPop
Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson; Lyric by Tems and Ryan Coogler
Naatu Naatu from RRR, Music by M.M. Keeravaani; Lyric by Chandrabose
This Is A Life from Everything Everywhere All at Once, Music by Ryan …read more

Source:: Metro


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