Hathaway’s career-changing performance in Rachel Getting Married stands to earn the actress her first Oscar nomination. Here are some others who could hear their names called for Best Actress on Jan. 22.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Blanchett, who scored two acting nominations last year, ages over nine decades as Brad Pitt’s paramour.
She hasn’t been nominated since 2000, when she won for Girl, Interrupted. Her venture with Clint Eastwood could change that.
Kidman’s previous collaboration with director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!) led to the first Best Actress nod of her career.
Kristin Scott Thomas
I’ve Loved You So Long
Those who have seen this French-language drama on the festival circuit say she’s devastating.
Early buzz on Streep’s turn as a crusading nun has her scoring her 15th nomination — and possibly even her third win.
Teaming for the first time with her husband, filmmaker Sam Mendes, could help Winslet land her sixth invitation to the Oscars.