Academy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Tuesday, January 25, 2011

8 of 10: Hailee Steinfeld received an Oscar nod for her role as Mattie Ross in the The Western 'True Grit.' The movie received 10 Oscar nominations for the 2011 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role for Jeff Bridges and Writing (Adapted Screenplay) and Directing for Joel and Ethan Coen.

Steinfeld was asleep at 5 a.m. local time in California when the Oscar nominations were announced on Jan. 25, 2011.

'I woke up to my parents screaming in the other room and they had the TV turned up really loud,' Steinfeld told OnTheRedCarpet.com in a video interview. 'I'm in complete shock. With the movie overall, I'm just so, so excited. It's such an honor to be a member of such an incredible cast.'

(Pictured: Hailee Steinfeld as Mattie Ross in 'True Grit') (Paramount Pictures)