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Tony Awards Snub Hollywood

Daniel Radcliffe, other big names miss out on nominations
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 3, 2011 10:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – Last year's Tony Awards saw a plethora of Hollywood winners—to the annoyance of some—but this year looks to be a different story. Quite a few big names were skipped over when nominations were announced today, most notably former frontrunner Daniel Radcliffe for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Others who missed out: Robin Williams, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Kiefer Sutherland, James Earl Jones, Kathleen Turner, and more.

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However, Al Pacino, Edie Falco, and Ellen Barkin did score nominations. But the most nods went to The Book of Mormon, the musical by South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, which snagged 14. Another big name that missed out? Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. But its zero nominations were no snub, notes the Atlantic—the troubled musical was ineligible since it never actually opened. See all the nominees here. (Read more Tony Awards stories.)

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