2009 Academy Awards is being telecast on ABC for United States. It is hosted by Hugh Jackman for the very fisrt time. The 81st Annual Academy Awards Night Night is held in Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button leads the nominations, having a total of 13. Then Slumdog Millionaire with 10, followed by Dark Knight and Milk having 8, and Doubt. Then follows The Reader, and Frost/Nixon with 5 each. The animated film WALL·E has 6 nominations, which tied up with Beauty and The Beast for the most nominated animated film in history of Oscar.