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2021 Oscars Best Actor Predictions

Selection's Awards Circuit is dwelling to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Movie Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards historical past, buzz, information, evaluations and sources, the Oscar predictions are up to date repeatedly with the present 12 months's contenders in all classes. Selection's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of 4 phases, working all 12 months lengthy: Draft, Pre-Season, Common Season and Put up Season. Eligibility calendar and dates of awards will decide how lengthy every section lasts and can be displayed subsequent to revision date.

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UPDATED: Sept. 17, 2020 (Pre-Season)

The most effective actor race is simply beginning to really feel itself out for the season. Anthony Hopkins’ flip in “The Father” looks like the kind of efficiency that Oscar voters will simply gobble up however with a lot of the season to go, you don’t need to peak too early. Awaiting the drops of Gary Oldman (“Mank”) and Tom Hanks (“Information of the World”) to probably shake issues up whereas many class campaigns stay in flux, with numerous the contenders holding the potential for shifting to the supporting class. Delroy Lindo was simply introduced in an unique that he’ll compete in finest actor whereas the phrase remains to be out for different Netflix contenders like Chadwick Boseman (“Ma Rainey’s Black Backside”) and Sacha Baron Cohen (“The Trial of the Chicago 7”).

† = no launch date scheduled / could possibly be delayed / is probably not eligible
†† = could possibly be campaigned in lead or supporting classes / unique or tailored screenplay classes

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  1. Anthony Hopkins
    "The Father" (Sony Footage Classics)

  2. Gary Oldman
    "Mank" (Netflix)

  3. Delroy Lindo
    "Da 5 Bloods" (Netflix)

  4. Daniel Kaluuya†/††
    "Judas and the Black Messiah" (Warner Bros.)

  5. Tom Hanks
    "Information of the World" (Common Footage)

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  1. Chadwick Boseman†/††
    "Ma Rainey's Black Backside" (Netflix)

  2. Steven Yeun
    "Minari" (A24)

  3. Dev Patel
    "The Private Historical past of David Copperfield" (Searchlight Footage)

  4. Riz Ahmed
    "Sound of Metallic" (Amazon Studios)

  5. Ansel Elgort
    "West Aspect Story" (20th Century Studios)

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  1. Jesse Plemons††
    "I am Considering of Ending Issues" (Netflix)

  2. Ben Affleck
    "The Method Again" (Warner Bros.)

  3. Timothée Chalamet
    "Dune" (Warner Bros.)

  4. Rob Morgan
    "Bull" (Sony Footage Worldwide)

  5. John Magaro
    "First Cow" (A24)

  6. Winston Duke
    "9 Days" (Sony Footage Classics)

  7. Liam Neeson
    "Peculiar Love" (Bleecker Road)

  8. Benedict Cumberbatch
    "The Courier" (Roadside Points of interest)

  9. Max Harwood
    "Everyone's Speaking About Jamie" (20th Century Studios)

  10. John David Washington
    "Tenet" (Netflix)

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  1. Leslie Odom, Jr.†/††
    "One Night time in Miami..." (Amazon Studios)

  2. Eli Goree†/††
    "One Night time in Miami..." (Amazon Studios)

  3. Kingsley Ben-Adir†/††
    "One Night time in Miami..." (Amazon Studios)

  4. Aldis Hodge†/††
    "One Night time in Miami..." (Amazon Studios)

  5. Armando Espitia
    "I Carry You With Me" (Sony Footage Classics)

  6. Armie Hammer††
    "Rebecca" (Netflix)

  7. Andy Samberg
    "Palm Springs" (Neon)

  8. George Clooney
    "The Midnight Sky" (Netflix)

  9. Daniel Craig
    "No Time to Die" (United Artists Releasing)

  10. Pete Davidson
    "The King of Staten Island" (Common Footage)

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  1. Eddie Murphy
    "Coming 2 America" (Paramount Footage)

  2. Michael B. Jordan
    "With out Regret" (Paramount Footage)

  3. Kevin Costner
    "Let Him Go" (Focus Options)

  4. Lakeith Stanfield†/††
    "Judas and the Black Messiah" (Warner Bros.)

  5. Matthew McConaughey
    "The Gentleman" (STX Leisure)

  6. Trevante Rhodes††
    "America vs. Billie Vacation" (Paramount Footage)

  7. Kenneth Branagh
    "Dying on the Nile." (20th Century Studios)

  8. Scott Eastwood
    "The Outpost" (Display screen Media Movies)

  9. Michael Angelo Covino
    "The Climb" (Sony Footage Classics)

  10. Denzel Washington
    "The Little Issues" (Warner Bros.)

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  • Ben Affleck,“Deep Water” (20th Century Studios)
  • Steve Carell,“Irresistible” (Focus Options)
  • Sacha Baron Cohen,“The Trial of the Chicago 7” (Netflix)††
  • Matt Damon,“Stillwater” (Focus Options)†
  • Harrison Ford,“Name of the Wild” (20th Century Studios)
  • Jamie Foxx,“Soul” (Pixar)
  • Tom Holland,“Onward” (Pixar)
  • Oscar Isaac,“The Card Counter” (Focus Options)†
  • Leslie Odom, Jr.“Hamilton” (Disney Plus)†/††
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda,“Hamilton” (Disney Plus)†
  • Viggo Mortensen,“Falling” (No U.S. Distribution)†
  • Joaquin Phoenix,“C’mon C’mon” (A24)†
  • Eddie Redmayne,“The Trial of the Chicago 7” (Netflix)††
  • Ryan Reynolds,“Free Man” (20th Century Studios)
  • Ben Schwartz,“Standing Up, Falling Down” (Shout! Manufacturing unit)
  • Sebastian Stan,“The Final Full Measure” (Roadside Points of interest)
  • Lakeith Stanfield,“The {Photograph}” (Common Footage)

† = no launch date scheduled / could possibly be delayed / is probably not eligible
†† = could possibly be campaigned in lead or supporting classes / unique or tailored screenplay classes

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