The 90th Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday, and “The Shape of Water” got a nomination for its gay character.
The Academy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel March 4 on ABC.
‘THE SHAPE OF WATER’
Richard Jenkins, earned his second Academy Award nomination for his role in Gulliermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water.”
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“The Shape of Water” tells the story of a mute janitor (Sally Hawkins, who was also nominated for Best Actress) who befriends a captured sea creature.
Jenkins was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category for playing Giles, a lonely gay illustrator with a crush on the counterman at his local diner.