Lead Actress

Each week, the Oscars Central team will bring you updated predictions! The team will be basing predictions on forecasters, other nominations/wins, campaigns and previous Oscar season patterns. Below, you’ll find our Top 10 predictions for Lead Actress.

*Last updated 1/23

KENZIE
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS
MARGOT ROBBIE – BABYLON
OLIVIA COLMAN – EMPIRE OF LIGHT
EMMA THOMPSON – GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
ANDREA RISEBOROUGH – TO LESLIE
JACOB
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS
MARGOT ROBBIE – BABYLON
EMMA THOMPSON – GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
OLIVIA COLMAN – EMPIRE OF LIGHT
NAOMIE ACKIE – I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY
RICKY
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
MARGOT ROBBIE – BABYLON
OLIVIA COLMAN – EMPIRE OF LIGHT
EMMA THOMPSON – GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
JENNIFER LAWRENCE – CAUSEWAY
NICOLE
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS 
MARGOT ROBBIE – BABYLON
NAOMIE ACKIE – I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY
OLIVIA COLMAN – EMPIRE OF LIGHT
JENNIFER LAWRENCE – CAUSEWAY
JILLIAN
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
TANG WEI – DECISION TO LEAVE
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
ROONEY MARA – WOMEN TALKING
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS
EMMA THOMPSON – GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
ADRIANO
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
MARGOT ROBBIE – BABYLON
NAOMI ACKIE – I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY
OLIVIA COLMAN – EMPIRE OF LIGHT
ANDREA RISEBOROUGH – TO LESLIE
LEX
MICHELLE YEOH – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
CATE BLANCHETT – TÁR
VIOLA DAVIS – THE WOMAN KING
DANIELLE DEADWYLER – TILL
ANA DE ARMAS – BLONDE
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – THE FABELMANS
MARGOT ROBBIE – BABYLON
ZOE KAZAN – SHE SAID
JENNIFER LAWRENCE – CAUSEWAY
NAOMI ACKIE – I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY