Alexander Payne

Will Forte, Oscar Contender? Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’ to Shoot Shortly
Will Forte, Oscar Contender? Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’ to Shoot Shortly
Ever since 1999's 'Election,' Alexander Payne's films have been like catnip to the Academy. 2002's 'About Schimdt' got two nominations, 2004's 'Sideways' got five nominations and last year's 'The Descendants' also got five. Payne himself has been nominated five times and has won twice. His next film, 'Nebraska' stars Will Forte and Bruce Dern. Mathematically, this means Forte could be an Oscar con