Best Supporting Actress

Predictions (10/9): This category seems thin on contenders, but the undeniable frontrunner has got to be Allison Janney for her villainous turn in as Tonya Harding’s mother in I Tonya. After that, you’ve got a bunch of previous nominees (Octavia Spencer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Melissa Leo, Holly Hunter, Catherine Keener) and newcomers (Hong Chau, Mary J. Blige, Tiffany Haddish) looking to crack in. 


  1. Allison Janney, I Tonya 
  2. Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water
  3. Kristin Scott Thomas, The Darkest Hour
  4. Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Looking Good:

  1. Holly Hunter, The Big Sick

On the Bubble:

  1. Melissa Leo, The Novitate
  2. Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip
  3. Catherine Keener, Get Out
  4. Hong Chau, Downsizing 
  5. Mary J. Blige, Mudbound 
  6. Miranda Richardson, Stronger
  7. Tatiana Maslany, Stronger

Question Marks

  1. Juno Temple, Wonder Wheel
  2. Michelle Williams, The Greatest Showman