Here are EW's predictions for the 2020 Oscar winners

By David Canfield and Joey Nolfi
Updated February 06, 2020 at 12:23 PM EST

We’ll update this post regularly as the race comes into tighter focus. For now, check out our breakdowns of the directing, acting, and screenplay categories — in addition, of course, to Best Picture. And be sure to keep up with our awards season trackerUPDATED Feb. 5

BEST PICTURE

Projected winner: Parasite (dir. Bong Joon Hos) 

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Ford v Ferrari (dir. James Mangold)

The Irishman (dir. Martin Scorsese)

Jojo Rabbit (dir. Taika Waititi)

Joker (dir. Todd Phillips)

Little Women (dir. Greta Gerwig)

Marriage Story (dir. Noah Baumbach)

1917 (dir. Sam Mendes)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (dir. Quentin Tarantino)

BEST DIRECTOR

Projected winner: Sam Mendes, 1917

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Todd Phillips, Joker

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

BEST ACTOR

Projected winner: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

BEST ACTRESS

Projected winner: Renée Zellweger, Judy

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Projected winner: Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Projected winner: Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell

Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Projected winner: Bong Joon Ho & Han Jin-won, Parasite

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story

Rian Johnson, Knives Out

Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Projected winner: Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit

Nominees (listed alphabetically):

Greta Gerwig, Little Women

Anthony McCarten, The Two Popes

Todd Phillips & Scott Silver, Joker

Steven Zaillian, The Irishman

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