Arkin, Harden, Hurt, McDormand, Norton, Williams, et al. Receive Independent Spirit Award Nominations
Arkin received a Best Supporting Male nod for Little Miss Sunshine -- one of five nominations for the film, including Best Feature. Harden, Hurt, and McDormand were recognized in the Best Supporting Female category for American Gun, The Dead Girl, and Friends with Money, respectively.
Norton was nominated as Best Male Lead for The Painted Veil, a yet-to-be-released film version of the W. Somerset Maugham novel that co-stars Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber. Williams scored a Best Female Lead nomination for Land of Plenty.