<i>Seabiscuit</i> Nominated for Best Picture
Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2004 2:55 PM
Posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 9:44 AM
Photo: Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures' 'Seabiscuit' was named Tuesday as a best picture Oscar nominee in the 76th Academy Awards. From left, Tobey Maguire, Chris Cooper, and Jeff Bridges are shown in a scene from the film.
, the summer blockbuster about the famous Depression-era racehorse, received seven Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Picture.
Competing against Seabiscuit for Best Picture is The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; Lost in Translation; Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World; and Mystic River.
Nominations were announced Tuesday morning.
Seabiscuit also received nominations in the following categories: Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Sound, Film Editing, and Writing (Adapted Screenplay).Seabsicuit
, based on a book written by Laura Hillenbrand, was directed by Gary Ross for Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, and Spyglass Entertainment.
The Oscar's will be presented Feb. 29.
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