Some British stars, Sacha Baron Cohen, Carey Mulligan, Olivia Colman, Daniel Kaluuya and Sir Anthony Hopkins have been nominated for this year’s Oscars.

Among the UK nominees are Vanessa Kirby, Gary Oldman and Riz Ahmed.

With nine of the 20 acting nominees from ethnic minority backgrounds, It’s the most diverse Oscars ever.

On other categories, two women were nominated for best director – the first time more than one woman has been shortlisted for that prize in the awards’ 93-year history.

Britain’s Emerald Fennell is recognised for Promising Young Woman, while Chloe Zhao got nomination for directing Nomadland.

The late Chadwick Boseman made and other nominated stars who made the list include Frances McDormand, Glenn Close and Viola Davis.

This year’s winners will be announced on 25 April at a delayed ceremony that will take place at both the Dolby Theatre, the ceremony’s normal home, and Los Angeles’ main railway hub, Union Station.