Oscar nods for Daniel Day Lewis film Phantom Thread - featuring Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Actor Sir Daniel Day Lewis's swansong movie Phantom Thread - which includes scenes of decadence shot at Blackpool Tower Ballroom - has picked up six Oscar nominations.

Tuesday, 23rd January 2018, 2:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd January 2018, 3:00 pm
Vicky Krieps and Daniel Day-Lewis in Phantom Thread

Sir Daniel is nominated for best lead actor - a title he has previously won three times making him the most successful man in the awards’ history - for his role as fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock.

This film is in the running for the best picture title, while Lesley Manville is nominated as best supporting actress and Paul Thomas Anderson as best director.

On the production side, the film is vying for the best original score and best costumes categories.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Phantom Thread scenes at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Acting legend Sir Daniel filmed a glittering party sequence at the ballroom over five days last April, with the ballrom standing in as the Royal Albert Hall, the location for the scandalously decadent Chelsea Arts Club New Year’s Eve parties.

The film released in American on Christmas day, and comes to the UK on Friday, February 2.

Phantom Thread scenes at Blackpool Tower Ballroom