Buzz·Posted on Jan 26, 201817 Things You Probably Didn't Know About This Year's Oscar-Nominated FilmsSo you can keep up at the watch party.by Luis Del ValleBuzzFeed Staff, MexicoFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Timothée Chalamet stars in two of the Best Movie nominees this year. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images He's in Call Me by Your Name as Elio Perlman (a role that also earned him a nomination as Best Actor) and also plays Kyle Scheible in Lady Bird. 2. The actor Michael Stuhlbarg also appears in two nominated films. Michael Kovac / Getty Images In Call Me by Your Name, he plays Elio's father, while in The Shape of Water, he is one of the scientists who works at the laboratory. 3. At 23, Saoirse Ronan has just received her third nomination to the Oscars. Universal Pictures She was nominated for her role in Lady Bird this year, and had previously competed in the acting categories for Atonement and Brooklyn. 4. This year is the first time that a woman has been nominated for Best Cinematography. Steve Dietl / Netflix Rachel Morrison, who was in charge of cinematography in Mudbound, is the nominee. 5. The Disaster Artist is based on a book documenting the behind-the-scenes of one of the worst movies in history. Warner Pictures The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made is a book written by the actor Greg Sestero and tells the story of his involvement in the filming of the cult classic The Room. 6. Thanks to the movie The Post, Meryl Streep has officially racked up her 21st Oscar nomination. Meryl Streep She's won Best Actress twice, for Sophie’s Choice (1983) and The Iron Lady (2012) 7. Margot Robbie trained in figure skating for three months for her role in I, Tonya. Neon In total, the Australian actress learned five complete routines. 8. Martin McDonagh, writer and director of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, got his inspiration for the film from actual billboards. 20th Century Fox Almost 20 years ago, McDonagh had traveling by bus "somewhere in the Georgia, Florida, Alabama corner" when he saw a series of billboards reporting an unresolved crime. That's how he got the idea to begin writing a script for the film. 9. With Blade Runner 2049, the cinematographer Roger Deakins has now received 14 Oscar nominations. Sony Pictures But he's never won an Academy Award. 10. Thanks to the soundtrack for The Last Jedi, John Williams has received his 51st Oscar nomination. Gerardo Mora / Getty Images He is the second most nominated person in the history of the Academy Awards, after Walt Disney. 11. Christopher Plummer became the oldest person to be nominated for an Oscar in the acting category. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images At 88 years old, the actor was nominated as Best Actor in a Supporting Role for All the Money in the World. Before him, the record was held by Gloria Stuart, who was nominated for Titanic at 87. 12. Phantom Thread is Daniel Day-Lewis' last film. Universal Pictures The actor had decided to retire after his role in the film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. 13. Greta Gerwig is the fifth woman to be nominated as Best Director in the history of the Academy. Alejandra Casal @alitacasal Greta Gerwig, la quinta mujer en la historia de los #Oscars en ser nominada por Mejor Dirección. La lista: 1) Lina… https://t.co/X6s1bMQs3t 01:57 PM - 23 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite The director of Lady Bird broke an eight-year spell of zero nominations for women in that category. 14. Despite his extensive film career, Gary Oldman has only just received his second Oscar nomination for playing Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. Universal Pictures Would like to point out here that his role as Sirius Black is severely underrated, that's all. 15. Believe it or not, Christopher Nolan has received his first nomination ever as Best Director for Dunkirk. Francois Lo Presti / AFP / Getty Images I know. Mind. Blown/Incepted. 16. When Edgar Wright (the director of Baby Driver) pitched the movie to Sony, he assured them that it would get a nomination for Best Sound Editing. edgarwright @edgarwright Even though I didn't write this with Oscars in mind, I do remember saying in an early pre green light meeting at So… https://t.co/7Jj4mmrAr3 02:14 PM - 23 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite The movie is now nominated to Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing and Best Editing. 17. And Logan is the first superhero movie to be nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay category. 20th Century Fox This post was translated from Spanish.