The Academy Awards are Sunday night.
WGN’s Dean Richards is making his predications for Hollywood’s big night.
Actor in a Supporting Role:
- Ciarán Hinds — Belfast
- Troy Kotsur — CODA
- Jesse Plemons — The Power of the Dog
- J.K. Simmons — Being the Ricardos
- Kodi Smit-McPhee —The Power of the Dog
Dean says Kotsur is the actor to beat in this category.
Actress in a Supporting Role:
- Jessie Buckley — The Lost Daughter
- Ariana DeBose — West Side Story
- Judi Dench — Belfast
- Kirsten Dunst — The Power of the Dog
- Aunjanue Ellis — King Richard
Dean says DeBose deserves to win for her portrayal of Anita in West Side Story
In addition to Best Actor and Best Actress, Dean takes a look at Best Picture.
And the nominees are…
- Don’t Look Up
- Drive My Car
- King Richard
- Licorice Pizza
- Nightmare Alley
- The Power of the Dog
- West Side Story
Dean says CODA is “well made and insightful” and deserving of the big night’s biggest award.
On Monday morning, Dean will have the full Oscar recap.
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