This is my list of actors that I believe are in the hunt for serious contention to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Actor and Supporting Actor. My official 4th Annual Reelmoviesmatter.com Achievement in Film Awards nominations and winners will be posted the weekend of the Oscars ceremony on Febuary 9, 2020.
These rankings will be updated periodically leading up to the official nominees announcement of the Academy Awards on January 13, 2020.
- Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
- Adam Driver – Marriage Story
- Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes
- Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
- Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Supporting Actor:
- Brad Pitt – Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
- Al Pacino – The Irishman
- Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
- Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
- Joe Pesci – The Irishman