Category: Entertainment / January 10, 2013 10:45 AM EST
U.S. presidential drama "Lincoln" led the pack of Oscar nominees on Thursday (January 10) with 12 nominations including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world’s top film honors.
In a list with few major surprises, "Lincoln" also picked up nods for director Steven Spielberg, and supporting actors Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones, as well as best adapted screenplay and costumes.
The screen adaptation of musical "Les Mis" got eight nominations, including best supporting actress for Anne Hathaway as tragic heroine Fantine.
The Oscars will be handed out in Hollywood on February 26.