Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel an Outsider for Oscar Recognition

With betting for the 2020 Academy Awards already well underway, there’s a crowded field of potential winners for punters to study, including the much-hyped Captain Marvelstarring Brie Larson.  Bookmakers Paddy Power have given the movie a 20/1 quote, which puts it alongside science fiction epic Ad Astra and just behind The Lion King and The …

Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones Enter Oscars Betting with Ad Astra

Brad Pitt, who won an Oscar in 2014 for his role in Twelve Years A Slave, has two shots at being involved in another Academy Awards success in 2020. According to the bookmakers, his best chance comes with Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, the latest Quentin Tarantino feature, which also stars Leonardo di Caprio. …

Lulu Wang’s The Farewell could be a Strong 2020 Oscars Best Picture Contender

The betting for next year’s Oscars is already well underway and with bookmakers offering quotes on a diverse selection of movies that could perform well in the Best Picture category, punters are on the lookout for those that could be slow burners as the betting tightens up through 2019.  One film that certainly comes into …

Donald Glover Bids for Oscars Glory with The Lion King

Actor Donald Glover, also known as musician and performer Childish Gambino, is an outside contender for success at the 2020 Academy Awards ceremony, along with a host of household names, thanks to his starring role in the upcoming animated movie The Lion King. The movie, directed by award-winning actor and director Jan Favreau, is an …

Tilda Swinton in the Running for Oscars Success with The Souvenir

British actor Tilda Swinton, who won an Oscar for her role in Michael Clayton back in 2007, could be in line for another nomination in 2019 with The Souvenir.  Directed by Joanna Hogg, who has won critical praise for her work on film and television, The Souvenir tells the story of a young film student …

Emma Watson and Saoirse Ronan Enter Oscars Betting with Little Women

There’s still eleven months to go before the 2020 Oscars ceremony, but betting on the Best Picture winner is already well underway, and there are a number of lively outsiders in this market, including the latest version of Little Women, starring Emma Watson and Saoirse Ronan.  Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel has been reproduced on …

Avengers Endgame Starring Scarlett Johansson an Outsider in Oscars Betting

The latest addition to the Marvel Universe will be unleashed on movie goers in 2019 and has already earned a quote from bookmakers in the Best Picture Oscars betting market.  Avengers: Endgamestars Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo and is set to be released in April, making it one of the …

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen Reprise Roles As Toy Story 4 Enters Oscars Betting

After a nine-year hiatus, the Toy Story franchise will get its fourth instalment this year, with the release of Toy Story 4 in June, and such has been the anticipation for the return of the popular animation that some bookmakers have even given it a quote in the market for the Best Picture Oscar in …

Jennifer Hudson Aiming for 2020 Oscars Hit with Cats Movie

A new version of the long-running stage musical Cats has entered the betting for the 2020 Academy Awards, with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power rating the movie as an 11/1 shot to win Best Picture.  The musical, which was based on poet TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats, dates back to 1981, and there …

Taron Egerton Backed for 2020 Oscar Success with Elton John Biopic Rocketman

Betting for the 2020 Oscars is already underway and according to bookmakers, one movie is leading the way for English cinema.  Elton John biopic Rocketman is set to be released in May and has already earned a spot among the leading contenders in the betting for Best Picture at next February’s Academy Awards, with bookmaker …