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.”
“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.