Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) has on Thursday, February 18, announced the nominees of the 14th Annual Prism Awards, unraveling that Maggie Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey Jr. will be competing in the same category. The “Crazy Heart” beauty and the leading man of “The Soloist” are both nominated for Performance in a Feature Film.
Both of them are vying for the title against their co-stars. Maggie, who is the only actress receiving the nomination in the particular category, is up against leading man Jeff Bridges, while Robert will have to battle it out with fellow star Jamie Foxx. They are also listed alongside “Brothers” star Tobey Maguire.
Experiencing similar situation as Maggie are Toni Collette and Edie Falco. Toni gets the nomination for Performance in a Comedy Series along with Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Neil Patrick Harris and Tony Shalhoub, and Edie lands the Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Story Line nod against Bryan Cranston, John Mahoney, Kevin McKidd and Aaron Paul.
Other nominees include “Grey Gardens” co-stars, Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. The pair nabs Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries nomination, in which they are up against Kimberly Elise of “Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story“, Rosie O’Donnell of “America” and Sigourney Weaver of “Prayers for Bobby”
Prism Awards honors actors, movies, music, media and television’s top shows that accurately depict and bring attention to substance abuse and mental health issues. The nominations were made public by EIC CEO Brian Dyak. The gala ceremony revealing this year’s winners will take place at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 22.