Australia’s Nicole Kidman, Judy Davis and Geoffrey Rush are all nominated for 2017 Primetime Emmy awards, while their television series will also face off in the same award category.
Kidman is up for the Limited Series actress Emmy for her role in Big Little Lies, a television adaption of the novel by Australia’s Liane Moriarty. Her co-star Reese Witherspoon is also in the running.
Similarly, Rush has been nominated for the Limited Series Actor award, for his role as Albert Einstein in Genius.
Davis received a nomination for Supporting Actress in a Limited Series for her role in Feud: Bette and Joan.
All three of the Australian actors' projects (Genius, Big Little Lies and Feud: Better and Joan) are also in competition for a gong in the Best Limited Series category.
Kidman's Big Little Lies is up for 16 Emmys all up.
HBO's Westworld and NBC's Saturday Night Live tied for the most nominations for the 2017 Emmy Awards, earning the most with 22 each.
Other leading nominees announced on Thursday in Los Angeles include Feud: Bette and Joan and Stranger Things with 18 nominations; Veep with 17 bids, and Fargo with 16 nominations.
The Emmys will be handed out at a September 17 ceremony in Los Angeles hosted by Stephen Colbert.