Two Scores By Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Make Oscar Shortlist

Nine Inch NailsTrent Reznor and Atticus Rose have two scores on the Oscar shortlist for the Best Original Score category.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences released its shortlists in nine categories, including best original score, on Tuesday, February 9.

Reznor and Ross are shortlisted for both Mank and Soul. They collaborated on the latter film with Jon Batiste.

If both Mank and Soul are nominated, Reznor and Ross will be the first composer or composing team with two nominated scores in the same year since Alexandre Desplat had double nominees six years ago for The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game.

All five recently announced Golden Globe nominees for best original score made the Oscar shortlist, which are, in addition to Mank and Soul, Alexandre Desplat‘s The Midnight Sky, Ludwig Göransson‘s Tenet and James Newton Howard‘s News of the World.

Reznor and Rosss previously won Best Original Score at the 83rd Oscars for their work on the biographical drama The Social Network.

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