Kong Skull Island nominated for Best Visual Effects, 2018 Oscars

Nominations for the 90th annual Academy Awards were announced early Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis made the announcement, alongside Academy president John Bailey, from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Kong will be facing off against these heavy hitters:

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • War for the Planet of the Apes

Jimmy Kimmel will be returning as host of the Academy Awards, to be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.

ABC will broadcast the show live on Sunday, March 4.