The two acting couples have been nominated for an Oscar ahead of the 2022 awards ceremony.
Bardem earned a nomination for his performance in Being a Ricardianand Cruz for her work in Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel mothers.
In Campion’s adaptation of Thomas Savage’s 1967 novel of the same name, Plemons played George Burbank, the longtime brother of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Phil Burbank. Dunst portrays Rose Gordon, who marries George and moves into Burbanks’ farmhouse. (Cumberbatch was awarded Best Actor for the part.)
Being a Ricardian, a biopic about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, starring Bardem as Arnaz and Nicole Kidman as Ball. Kidman was nominated alongside Cruz for Best Actress.
Bardem said to Limit line after the nominations were announced he would support both Cruz and Kidman, and “both have done a fantastic job”.
Dunst said Diversity she shared the news of their two nominations with Plemons while he was at work when this year’s season was announced.
“I called Jesse, and I was the first to tell him, and he was a bit shocked,” she said. “I mean, it’s crazy to be a couple and have their first nominations together. It’s like a story book. Do you understand what I mean? It is very strange. Surprised.”
The Oscars 2022 will take place on March 27.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/oscars-penelope-cruz-javier-bardem-kirsten-dunst-b2011019.html Oscars 2022: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, Kirstin Dunst and Jesse Plemons nominated for an Oscar