Nomination Reaction: Jacki Weaver

Best Supporting Actress, 'Animal Kingdom'

Since Jan. 26 is a national holiday in Australia, Jacki Weaver felt a lot of pressure to score an Oscar nomination for her countrymen.

“I’m elated to the point of euphoria. I feel like I’m in a walking dream,” she said of her supporting actress nom for “Animal Kingdom.” “I’m so relieved that all those millions of Australians who wanted me to get this nomination aren’t disappointed. Happy Australia Day.”

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