Oscars 2016: TV's Bryan Cranston and Brie Larson Score Nods

The big screen will take over the small screen for one evening only when the 88th Academy Awards air Feb. 28 on ABC.

And based on Thursday’s announcement of Oscar nominees, it’s clear that a handful of TV’s MVPs will infiltrate cinema’s biggest night, hosted by Chris Rock.

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Brie Larson (The United States of Tara), Rachel McAdams (True Detective), Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall), Tom Hardy (Peaky Blinders, the upcoming Taboo), Jennifer Jason Leigh (Revenge, Showtime’s upcoming Twin Peaks revival) and Eddie Redmayne (The Pillars of the Earth) will compete for statuettes at this year’s ceremony, as will Spotlight director Tom McCarthy, who previously starred on The Wire and Boston Public.

In the screenplay categories, Josh Singer (Fringe, Lie to Me) picked up a nod for Spotlight and Drew Goddard (Marvel’s Daredevil, Lost) was nominated for The Martian, while erstwhile SNL scribe Adam McKay scored writing and directing nods for The Big Short.

Meanwhile, American Horror Story: Hotel star Lady Gaga landed a nomination in the Best Original Song race for “Til It Happens to You” (from The Hunting Ground).

Here’s the full list of nominees in major categories. (Get your party ballots ready now — and be sure to watch along with TVLine on Oscar Night!)

Best Picture
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant

Best Actor
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Matt Damon, The Martian
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Director
Lenny Abrahamson, Room
Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Adam McKay, The Big Short
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Original Screenplay
Spotlight — Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer
Inside Out — Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley
Bridge of Spies — Matt Charman, Joel & Ethan Coen
Straight Outta Compton — Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff
Ex Machina — Alex Garland

Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short — Adam McKay and Charles Randolph
Brooklyn — Nick Hornby
Carol — Phyllis Nagy
Room — Emma Donoghue
The Martian — Drew Goddard

Film Editing
The Big Short
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Foreign Language Film
Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia)
Mustang (France)
Son of Saul (Hungary)
Theeb (Jordan)
A War (Denmark)

Original Score
Bridge of Spies
The Hateful Eight
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Production Design
Bridge of Spies
The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant

Visual Effects
Ex Machina
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Animated Feature Film
Boy And The World
Inside Out
Shaun The Sheep Movie
When Marnie Was There

The Hateful Eight
Mad Mad: Fury Road
The Revenant

Costume Design
The Danish Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant

Documentary Feature
Cartel Land
The Look of Silence
What Happened, Miss Simone
Winter On Fire: Ukraine

Documentary Short Subject
Body Team 12
Chau, Bbeyond the Lines
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Last Day of Freedom

Makeup and Hairstyling
Mad Max: Fury Road
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared
The Revenant

Original Song
“Earned It,” 50 Shades Of Gray
“Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction
“Simple Song #3,” Youth
“Til It Happens to You,” The Hunting Ground
“Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre

Animated Short Film
Bear Story
Sanjay’s Super Team
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow

Live Action Short Film
Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be OK

Sound Editing
Mad Max
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sound Mixing
Bridge Of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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