[WATCH] Oscars 2017: Best Supporting Actor interviews with 15 top contenders

In recent months of this heated Oscar season, Gold Derby has interviewed several top Oscars 2017 contenders for Best Supporting Actor. See our round-up below for links to each of these 15 chats. According to the current rankings and odds of 28 Experts in our predictions center, the five most likely men to be nominated this year are: Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”) at 17/10, Jeff Bridges (“Hell or High Water”) at 9/2, Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”) at 5/1, Dev Patel (“Lion”) at 13/2, and Michael Shannon (“Nocturnal Animals”) at 18/1.

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Jovan Adepo (“Fences”), a Best Film Ensemble nominee at SAG Awards.

Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”), a Best Supporting Actor winner at Critics’ Choice and nominee at Golden Globes, BAFTA and SAG Awards.

Kevin Costner (“Hidden Figures”), a Best Film Ensemble nominee at SAG Awards.

Adam Driver (“Silence”)

Ben Foster (“Hell or High Water”), a Best Supporting Actor nominee at Critics’ Choice.

Hugh Grant (“Florence Foster Jenkins”), a Best Supporting Actor nominee at Critics’ Choice, BAFTA and SAG Awards; a Best Comedy/Musical Actor nominee at Golden Globes.

Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”), a Best Supporting Actor nominee at Critics’ Choice and SAG Awards; Best Young Actor winner at Critics’ Choice.

Simon Helberg (“Florence Foster Jenkins”), a Best Supporting Actor nominee at Golden Globes.

Stephen McKinley Henderson (“Fences”), a Best Film Ensemble nominee at SAG Awards.

Eddie Murphy (“Mr. Church”)

Dev Patel (“Lion”), a Best Supporting Actor nominee at Critics’ Choice, Golden Globes, BAFTA and SAG Awards.

Trevante Rhodes (“Moonlight”), a Best Film Ensemble nominee at SAG Awards.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Nocturnal Animals”), a Best Supporting Actor winner at Golden Globes and nominee at BAFTA.

Vince Vaughn (“Hacksaw Ridge”)

Mykelti Williamson (“Fences”), a Best Film Ensemble nominee at SAG Awards.

Photo Gallery: Top 15 Best Supporting Actor Oscar contenders

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