Charlize Theron is trending after being nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the film “Tár.” Theron is up for Best Actress for her portrayal of the titular character, a reclusive pianist who is forced to confront her past when she agrees to mentor a young woman.
Theron’s performance in “Tár” has been praised by critics, with many calling it one of the best of her career. The film itself has also been well-received, with a 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Theron is no stranger to the Academy Awards. She has previously been nominated for two Oscars, winning Best Actress in 2004 for her role in “Monster.” She is also a two-time Golden Globe winner and a three-time Screen Actors Guild Award winner.
The 95th Academy Awards will be held on March 12, 2024. If she wins, Theron would become the first South African actress to win an Oscar for Best Actress.
In addition to Theron, the other nominees for Best Actress are:
- Cate Blanchett – “Tár”
- Ana de Armas – “Blonde”
- Andrea Riseborough – “To Leslie”
- Michelle Williams – “The Fabelmans”
- Michelle Yeoh – “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Theron’s nomination for “Tár” is a major coup for the film, which is a smaller independent production. The film’s director, Todd Field, is also a first-time nominee for Best Director.
Theron’s nomination is a testament to her talent and versatility as an actress. She has consistently delivered powerful performances in a wide range of films, from the critically acclaimed “Monster” to the box office hit “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
If she wins the Oscar, it would be a well-deserved honor for Theron, who is one of the most talented actresses working today.