*”Flight,” “Django Unchained,” “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Red Tails” and “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” will battle for the outstanding motion picture trophy at the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced the nominations Tuesday for the awards that honor diversity in the arts. The ceremony will take place Feb. 1 on NBC.
Other nominees included outstanding actor in a motion picture contenders Denzel Washington for “Flight,” Jamie Foxx for “Django Unchained,” Morgan Freeman for “The Magic of Belle Isle,” Suraj Sharma for “Life of Pi” and Tyler Perry for “Alex Cross.”
The outstanding actress nominees are Emayatzy Corinealdi for “Middle of Nowhere,” Halle Berry for “Cloud Atlas,” Loretta Devine for “In the Hive,” Quvenzhane Wallis for “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and Viola Davis for “Won’t Back Down.”
In the outstanding supporting actor category, David Oyelowo was nominated for “Middle of Nowhere,” Don Cheadle for “Flight,” Dwight Henry for “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” Lenny Kravitz for “The Hunger Games” and Samuel L. Jackson for “Django Unchained.”
The nominees for outstanding supporting actress are Amandla Stenberg for “The Hunger Games,” Gloria Reuben for “Lincoln,” Kerry Washington for “Django Unchained,” Phylicia Rashad for “Tyler Perry’s Good Deads” and Taraji P. Henson for “Think Like a Man.”
On the television side, “Glee,” “Modern Family,” “The Game,” “The Mindy Project” and “The Soul Man” were nominated for outstanding comedy series, while “Boardwalk Empire,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” “Treme” and “True Blood” nabbed dramatic series nominations.
Outstanding comedy series actor nominees are Cheadle for “House of Lies,” Anthony Anderson for “Guys With Kids,” Damon Wayans Jr. for “Happy Endings,” Donald Faison for “The Exes” and Hosea Chanchez for “The Game.”
Outstanding comedy series actress nominees are Amber Riley for “Glee,” Cassi Davis for “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” Kellita Smith for “The First Family,” Tatyana Ali for “Love That Girl” and Wendy Raquel Robinson for “The Game.”
Nominations for outstanding actor in a drama series went to Dule Hill for “Psych,” Hill Harper for “CSI: NY,” LL Cool J for “NCIS: Los Angeles,” Michael Clarke Duncan for “The Finder” and Wendell Pierce for “Treme.”
Chandra Wilson of “Grey’s Anatomy,” Kerry Washington of “Scandal,” Khandi Alexander of “Treme,” Regina King of “Southland” and Sandra Oh of “Grey’s Anatomy” were nominated for outstanding drama series actress.
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