Huge congratulations to our friends at Lucasfilm and ILM as The Rise of Skywalker snaffle up three Academy Award nominations for the final Skywalker Saga entry.

First off, the three nominations for Episode IX:

Best Visual Effects
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach and Dominic Tuohy

Best Original Score
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
John Williams

Best Sound Editing
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Matthew Wood and David Acord

And there were nods for Star Wars alumni in a number of categories.

Best Original Screenplay
Rian Johnson, Knives Out

Best Adapted Screenplay
Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Best Visual Effects

Avengers: Endgame

The Irishman

Best of luck to all involved when the Oscars take place on Sunday 9th February.