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Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuarón, Spike Lee Among Directors Guild Nominees

Bradley Cooper
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Bradley Cooper attends the 19th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on Jan. 4, 2019 in Los Angeles.  

Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuarón and Spike Lee are among the nominees for the Director’s Guild award for outstanding directorial achievement.

The DGA announced its five nominees Tuesday (Jan. 8) in one of the most closely watched guild awards leading up to next month’s Academy Awards. Cuaron is nominated for his personal black-and-white drama Roma, Cooper for his A Star Is Born remake and Lee for his white supremacist tale BlacKkKlansman.

The other nominees are Peter Farrelly for the interracial road trip tale Green Book and Adam McKay for Vice, his biopic of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Among those left out was Ryan Coogler, who helmed the superhero sensation Black Panther.


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