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March 2 (UPI) — The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, which will honor the best in cinema for 2017, is scheduled to take place Sunday in Los Angeles.

Guillermo del Toro’s romantic fantasy The Shape of Water — which stars Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins — goes into the competition with a leading 13 nominations.

How to watch

Time: Red carpet coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The show itself starts at 8 p.m.

Where: The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

Network: ABC

Online, live:, and the ABC app

Host: Late night TV star Jimmy Kimmel will host for the second, consecutive year.

Musical performances: Mary J. Blige, Common, Keala Settle, Andra Day, Gael Garcia Bernal, Natalia Lafourcade, Miguel and Sufjan Stevens.

Presenters: Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Emily Blunt, Eugenio Derbez, Ansel Elgort, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Eiza González, Ashley Judd, Helen Mirren, Rita Moreno, Lupita Nyong’o, Christopher Walken, Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Laura Dern, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland, Kumail Nanjiani, Margot Robbie, Emma Stone, Daniela Vega, Armie Hammer, Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya.

Other notable info: Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, who helmed Best Picture nominees Lady Bird and Get Out respectively, are only the fifth woman and fifth black man nominated in the Best Director category.


Best Picture
Call Me By Your Name
Darkest Hour
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actor
Timothee Chalamet Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaaluuya Get Out
Gary Oldman Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Best Actress
Sally Hawkins The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan Lady Bird
Meryl Streep The Post

Best Director
Paul Thomas Anderson Phantom Thread
Guillermo del Toro The Shape of Water
Greta Gerwig Lady Bird
Christopher Nolan Dunkirk
Jordan Peele Get Out

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Willem Dafoe The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actress in Supporting Role
Mary J. Blige Mudbound
Allison Janney I, Tonya
Lesley Manville Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer The Shape of Water

Best Original Screenplay
The Big Sick
Get Out
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Adapted Screenplay
Call Me By Your Name
The Disaster Artist
Molly’s Game