EDITORS NOTE: These predictions were made in March 2011 and reflect what my thinking was at that time. I have updated my predictions since then, but leave these on the blog for a historical record. For the most updated list of predictions, go to the Tracker Pages in the upper right hand corner of this blog.
84th Oscar Lead Actress Predictions
1. Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady (Winner)
2. Glenn Close in Albert Nobbs
3. Taraji P. Henson in From The Rough
4. Elizabeth Olsen in Martha Marcy May Marlene
5. Michelle Yeoh in The Lady
6. Jennifer Hudson in Winnie
7. Michelle Williams in My Week With Marilyn or Meek’s Cutoff
8. Charlize Theron in Young Adult
9. Rooney Mara in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
10. Tilda Swinton in We Need To Talk About Kevin
11. Adepero Oduye in Pariah
12. Anne Hathaway in One Day
13. Felicity Jones in Like Crazy
14. Emma Stone in The Help
15. Kirsten Dunst in Melancholia
16. Rachel Weisz in The Whistleblower or The Deep Blue Sea
17. Loretta Devine in The Discarded Boys
18. Mia Wasikowska in Jane Eyre
19. Helen Mirren in The Door
20. Zhang Ziyi in The Grandmasters
21. Carey Mulligan in Shame
22. Zoe Saldana in Colombiana
23. Saoirse Ronan in Hanna
24. Chloe Moretz in Hugo Cabret
25. Angela Bassett in Jumping The Broom
See Lead Actress predictions for other years HERE.
Or check out the Lead Actor, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress predictions.
See predictions for other categories at the 84th Oscars HERE.
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