“Lincoln” is leading the way to the 2013 Oscars. This morning, the biopic about the 16th president picked up 12 Academy Award nominations, including best director for Steven Spielberg and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis.
Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” followed close behind with 11 nominations. “Les Miserables” and “Silver Linings Playbook” tied for third place, with eight nominations each.
The Academy also named its eldest and youngest best actress nominees ever. “Beasts of the Southern Wild” star Quvenzhané Wallis, 9, is up for best actress along with “Amour” lead Emmanuelle Riva, 85.