Leonardo DiCaprio Snubbed for Best Actor Oscar for ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

Leonardo DiCaprio was snubbed for his role in Killers of the Flower Moon at the 2024 Oscars.

The actor did not receive a nod for his portrayal of Ernest Burkhart in Martin Scorsese’s Apple Original Film, which received 10 nominations, including best director for Martin Scorsese, best actress for Lily Gladstone and best picture, among others.

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This year’s acting noms at the Academy Awards were Bradley Cooper (Maestro), Colman Domingo (Rustin) Paul Giamatti (The Holdovers), Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer) and Jeffrey Wright (American Fiction). Scorsese, who became the most nominated living director, received nods alongside Justine Triet (Anatomy of a Fall), Christopher Nolan (Oppenheimer), Yorgos Lanthimos (Poor Things) and Jonathan Glazer (The Zone of Interest).

Killers of the Flower Moon has received more than 300 nominations this awards season, per IMDb, so far collecting 95 of those trophies at awards shows like the Golden Globes, National Board of Review Awards and New York Film Critics Circle Awards. It’s also been nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards, BAFTAs and Critics Choice Awards, among others.

Zazie Beetz and Jack Quaid announced the nominees for the 2024 Oscars Tuesday morning from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

The 96th Oscars will air live on ABC coast to coast on Sunday, March 10, at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood in a new earlier time slot (7-10:30 p.m. ET/4-7:30 p.m. PT). A 30-minute pre-show will lead into the live show (6:30-7 p.m. ET/3:30-4 p.m. PT). Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars for a fourth time.

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