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The 92nd Academy Awards Posted On 15 January 2020

Excitement is already building for the 92nd Academy Awards which take place on 9th February; but just who are in the running to pick up a coveted trophy?

The Academy Awards honours the best films of the year and this year’s event will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, at 11.30pm GMT.

Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the ceremony is an eagerly-awaited event with actors across the globe hoping to bag one of the prestigious awards.

Despite the event not taking place until next month, there has already been much talk about the contenders for this year’s Academy Award winners for several months. With this year’s Nominations Announcement having took place on 22nd January 2019, we take a look at some of the hopefuls who are in the running to bag a trophy!

 

Actor in a leading role

  • Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
  • Adam Driver (Marriage Story)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon aTime in Hollywood)
  • Robert De Niro (The Irishman)
  • Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes)

Our favourite: Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)

 

Actor in a supporting role

  • Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
  • Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)
  • Shia LaBeouf (Honey Boy)
  • Jamie Foxx (Just Mercy)
  • Al Pacino (The Irishman)

Our favourite: Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood)

 

Actress in a leading role

  •  Renée Zellweger (Judy)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story)
  • Charlize Theron (Bombshell)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (Us)
  • Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

Our favourite: Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

 

Actress in a supporting role

  •  Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers)
  • Laura Dern (Marriage Story)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit)
  • Margot Robbie (Bombshell)
  • Florence Pugh (Little Women)

Our favourite: Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

 

Best picture

  • The Irishman
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Marriage Story
  • Parasite
  • The Two Popes
  • The Farewell
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Bombshell
  • Joker

Our favourite: Joker

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