“The Wrestler” nominated for two Academy Awards

Georgia Wrestling History sent this in:

The nominees for the 81st presentation of the Academy Awards were announced this morning. The Wrestler received two nominations. Mickey Rourke was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, while Marisa Tomei is among the finalists for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on ABC on February 22 at 8:00 PM ET.

Thanks to Steven Wilson, Keith Harmon and Lindsey Ward for all sending word about this as well.