In these final few weeks of Oscar campaigning Oscar season, Gold Derby has interviewed or recorded Q&A sessions with several top Oscars 2017 contenders for Best Supporting Actress. See our round-up below for links to each of these nine chats. According to the current rankings and odds of 28 Experts in our predictions center, the five most likely women to be nominated this year are: Viola Davis (“Fences”) at 8/5, Michelle Williams (“Manchester by the Sea”) at 4/1, Naomie Harris (“Moonlight”) at 5/1, Nicole Kidman (“Lion”) at 7/1, and Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures”) at 9/1.
Viola Davis (“Fences”), a Best Supporting Actress winner at Critics’ Choice and Golden Globes plus nominee at BAFTA and SAG Awards.
Greta Gerwig (“20th Century Women”), a Best Supporting Actress nominee at Critics’ Choice.
Lily Gladstone (“Certain Women”), a Best Supporting Actress winner at Los Angeles Film Critics Awards and nominee at Independent Spirit Awards.
Nicole Kidman (“Lion”), a Best Supporting Actress nominee at Critics’ Choice, Golden Globes, BAFTA and SAG Awards.
Janelle Monae (“Hidden Figures” and Moonlight”), a Best Film Ensemble nominee at SAG Awards for both films.
Molly Shannon (“Other People”), a Best Supporting Actress nominee at Independent Spirit Awards.
Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures”), a Best Supporting Actress nominee at Golden Globes and SAG Awards.
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