We’ve already identified 22 films that are competing for Best Picture Nomination At the Oscars, 15 more actors are in the running best Actor At the Academy Awards. Now, we’re turning our attention to the actresses whose names might be called when the nominations are announced in January. Like the actors list, we’ve narrowed the field to 15 contenders who have delivered exceptional performances this year across comedies, dramas, biopics, thrillers, and even musicals.
Watch return performances from past Oscar nominees and winners like Emma Stone, Margot Robbie and Jessica Chastain. There may also be a number of talented newcomers in the mix (at least when it comes to the Academy Awards), including Lily Gladstone and Jodie Comer. Read on to find out which actresses, listed here alphabetically, will be part of this season’s awards conversation. And check out our final predictions for the Best Director category come early December.
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