2020 Oscar Predictions

Updated September 9th, 2020

HBO

1. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, “Watchmen”

Based on the celebrated graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the exciting and dark "Watchmen" takes place in Tulsa, Okla., 34 years after the original story. After a white supremacist attack on the local police department, which leaves only two surviving cops on the beat, laws are passed that allow the cops to hide their identities behind masks. One of these cops, Angela Abar, adopts the identity of Sister Night and fights racists while dealing with the decades-long legacy of the vigilantes.​

2. Jim Parsons, “Hollywood”

In post-World War II Hollywood, aspiring actors and filmmakers will do almost anything to make their showbiz dreams come true.​

3. Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend”

Kimmy Schmidt is a famous author who's about to marry a prince -- but first she has to foil the reverend's evil plot.

4. Louis Gossett Jr., “Watchmen”

Based on the celebrated graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the exciting and dark "Watchmen" takes place in Tulsa, Okla., 34 years after the original story. After a white supremacist attack on the local police department, which leaves only two surviving cops on the beat, laws are passed that allow the cops to hide their identities behind masks. One of these cops, Angela Abar, adopts the identity of Sister Night and fights racists while dealing with the decades-long legacy of the vigilantes.​​

5. Jovan Adepo, “Watchmen”

Based on the celebrated graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the exciting and dark "Watchmen" takes place in Tulsa, Okla., 34 years after the original story. After a white supremacist attack on the local police department, which leaves only two surviving cops on the beat, laws are passed that allow the cops to hide their identities behind masks. One of these cops, Angela Abar, adopts the identity of Sister Night and fights racists while dealing with the decades-long legacy of the vigilantes.​​

6. Dylan McDermott, “Hollywood”

In post-World War II Hollywood, aspiring actors and filmmakers will do almost anything to make their showbiz dreams come true.​​