Stars React To The 2015 Oscar Nominations

The 2015 Academy Award nominations were announced early this morning, and the reactions from the stars are already pouring in. Even host Neil Patrick Harris got in on the nomination reaction frenzy, losing a bet about a very obscure category to his daughter. Here's how celebrities expressed their excitement. 

Benedict Cumberbatch on his Best Actor nomination for The Imitation Game:
"I am knocked for six by this. So excited and honoured to receive this recognition. It’s wonderful to be included by the Academy in this exceptional year of performances. To ring my parents who are both actors and tell them that their only son has been nominated for an Oscar is one of the proudest moments of my life."

Emma Stone on her Best Supporting Actress nomination for Birdman:
"Well this is surreal. I am completely knocked out. Thank you to the Academy for this incredible honor. I am very proud and lucky to be part of Birdman and I can’t believe it came to this. I am so fucking excited. Are you allowed to say 'fuck' when making a statement for the Oscars? I’m just really fucking excited."

Julianne Moore on her Best Actress nomination for Still Alice: 

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Mark Ruffalo on his Best Supporting Actor nomination for Foxcatcher, and the film's other nominations:


Steve Carell on his Best Actor nomination for Foxcatcher:
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Ava DuVernay, the director of Selma:


Neil Patrick Harris, Oscar host:

John Legend, who collaborated on "Glory" for Selma:
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Common, who co-wrote Selma's "Glory:"


Eddie Redmayne on his Best Actor nomination for The Theory of Everything:
"I'm so incredibly honored to be recognized by the Academy, and even more thrilled to share this honor with the entire family of filmmakers, cast, and crew of The Theory of Everything. This role was a once in a lifetime experience. Congratulations to my fellow nominees, thank you to the Academy, and thank you most of all to Stephen and Jane Hawking."
Felicity Jones on her Best Actress nomination for The Theory of Everything:
“I’m overwhelmed at this incredible news. This is a huge, huge honor. My deepest gratitude to the members of the Academy. I’ll look forward to celebrating this with everyone involved in The Theory of Everything. Thank you so much."

Miles Teller, who starred in Whiplash:
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Reese Witherspoon on her Best Actress nomination for Wild:

Tegan and Sara on their Best Original Song nomination for "Everything Is Awesome" from The Lego Movie:
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Director Phil Lord on The Lego Movie's Best Animated Picture snub:
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