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Here are EW's predictions for the 2020 Oscar winners

October 24, 2019

Over the past few months, EW has been offering in-depth analysis of this Oscar season’s (very) early days, assessing potential frontrunners, making the circuit rounds, and tracking the dominant narratives taking shape for 2020. Now, as the official nominations have trickled in, we’re ready to present our picks for who will win at the 2020 Oscars.

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

Universal Pictures

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

François Duhamel/Universal

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

Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros.

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

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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

Andrew Cooper/Columbia

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

Wilson Webb/Netflix

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

Columbia Pictures

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

Wilson Webb/Columbia Pictures

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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