Oscar Crowns 'King' With 11 Noms

Sheward, David
January 2004
Back Stage;1/30/2004, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p63
Trade Publication
Three is a lucky number for "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" series of films. "The Return of the King," the third and final installment in the trilogy, received a total of 11 Oscar nominations, the most for any film on this year's list. The 76th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 29. The Oscars are being presented earlier than usual this year in an effort by the Academy to shorten the film awards season and lessen campaigning for the coveted prizes. In addition to that, the article presents information on various other Oscar nominees in major categories like picture, actor, actress, and others.


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