42nd NAACP Image Award nominations

19 nominations for Tyler Perry including a few welcomed nominations for most of the For Colored Cast, plus a surprise nod for Justin Timberlake and The Kids Are All Right equals a pretty interesting lineup for the 42nd NAACP Image Awards.  Nominee Kimberly Elise, 50 Cent, Sanaa Lathan and Smokey Robinson were all on hand to announce the nominees for the awards ceremony that will take place on March 4.

And the nominees are….

Outstanding Motion Picture

For Colored Girls- Lionsgate/34th Street Films
Just WrightFox Searchlight Pictures
The Book of Eli- Warner Bros. Pictures
The Kids Are All RightFocus Features
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?Lionsgate

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Anthony MackieNight Catches Us
Common Just Wright
Denzel Washington- The Book of Eli
Jaden Smith- The Karate Kid
Morgan FreemanRed

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Halle BerryFrankie & Alice
Janet JacksonTyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?
Kerry WashingtonNight Catches Us
Queen Latifah Just Wright
Zoe Saldana The Losers

Outstanding Support Actor in a Motion Picture

Don Cheadle Brooklyn’s Finest
Idris Elba Takers
Justin TimberlakeThe Social Network
Michael EalyFor Colored Girls
Samuel L. JacksonMother and Child

Outstanding Support Actress in a Motion Picture

Anika Noni Rose- For Colored Girls
Kimberly Elise For Colored Girls
Phylicia Rashad For Colored Girls
Jill ScottTyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?
Whoopi GoldbergFor Colored Girls

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

ConvictionFox Searchlight Pictures
Frankie & AliceFreestyle Releasing
La MissionScreen Media Ventures
Mother and Child Sony Pictures Classics
Night Catches UsMagnolia Pictures

Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture

A Barefoot Dream Showbox/Mediaplex

BiutifulRoadside Attractions

Four LionsDrafthouse Films

Mother Magnolia Pictures

Outside the LawTessalit Productions

Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television)

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots PBS
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and RebelMetaphor Films
If God is Willing and the Creek Don’t RiseHBO

Waiting for Superman Paramount Vantage

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe POVFor a full list of nominees including music, television and literature, click here.

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