The Oscars nominations list has been released and a Star Trek guest actor is on the list.
The announcements came courtesy of Chris Pine, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
Nominations for twenty-four categories were announced, and Star Trek into Darkness actor Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for Performance by an actor in a leading role for his work in The Imitation Game. His competition for best actor is: Steve Carell (Foxcatcher), Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), Michael Keaton (Birdman), and Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything).
The Imitation Game is up for seven other Oscars, in the following categories: Best motion picture of the year, Performance by an actress in a supporting role (Keira Knightley), Achievement in directing (Morten Tyldum), Achievement in film editing (William Goldenberg), Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score) (Alexandre Desplat), Achievement in production design (Maria Djurkovic; Set Decoration: Tatiana Macdonald), and Adapted screenplay (Graham Moore).
The 87th Academy Awards will take place February 22.