Oscars 2019 Predictions: 13 Best Actress Contenders | Observer

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30 August 2018 11:11

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in Warner Bros.’ A Star Is Born. Warner Bros.

America is a culture of winners—its history is written by the victors. However, looking at the possible contenders for the 2019 Best Actress race at the Oscars, it’s impossible to identify a frontrunner. Obviously it’s far too early to predict our concrete Academy Awards favorites, but the next few months will see an avalanche of female-led prestige pictures (with a few blockbusters thrown in for good measure). With that in mind, here are 13 potential contenders for that golden statue.

Glenn Close, The Wife (August 17)