had at one point been set to play Kate Winslet
's Oscar winning role of Hanna Schmitz in The Reader
(2008), but passed on the part due to pregnancy. Also, Marion Cotillard
had been briefly considered for the role of Hanna before Winslet was cast. Ironically, both Kidman and Cotillard were two of the presenters who awarded Best Actress winner Winslet her Oscar trophy. See more
Richard King - Winner: Best Sound Editing
Thank you. As a kid growing up in suburban Florida, I was obsessed by movies. And Hollywood seemed like it was a million miles away; I never thought that I would be here. But I'm so happy to be and thrilled to be a part of the creative industry, that going to work is fun every day. And I'd like to thank my crew, picture editor Lee Smith, mixers Lora Hirschberg and Gary Rizzo, producers Emma Thomas, Chuck Roven. And Christopher Nolan, who is very fun to work with, very detail-oriented, just made...