Oscars 2024 odds – Cillian Murphy’s Best Actor possibilities slip after awards snub | Films | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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Every awards season there are the favourites who are likely to win massive gongs at different ceremonies earlier than selecting up the Oscar on the finish of all of it.

This yr the most probably contender throughout the board within the Best Actor classes is Cillian Murphy for Oppenheimer.

The 47-year-old star is hotly tipped to win the Academy Award after selecting up the Golden Globe for Best Drama Actor.

However, the massive shock of final night time’s Critics’ Choice Awards was the Irish actor dropping to Paul Giamatti.

The Holdovers star additionally picked up a Golden Globe for Best Comedy/Musical Actor and it seems just like the awards race between the 2 is nearer than anticipated.

There was an analogous race between The Whale’s Brendan Fraser and Elvis’ Austin Butler final yr. The latter received the Golden Globe and the BAFTA, however the former took the Critics’ Choice Award, the SAG Award and the Oscar.

As it stands on Oddschecker, Murphy’s possibilities of taking the Academy Award have slipped barely from 1-3 to 2-5, however he stays odds on. Meanwhile, Giamatti has been minimize from 5-1 to 3-1 after leapfrogging Maestro’s Bradley Cooper, who has slipped again from 9-4 to 8-1.

Presumably, after the BAFTA winner is introduced in a month we are going to see the percentages shift once more. In all the opposite main Oscar classes (besides actresses), Oppenheimer is predicted to brush the board, with odds on possibilities for the likes of Christopher Nolan and Robert Downey Jr.

Meanwhile, there’s an in depth Best Actress race between Killers of the Flower Moon’s Lily Gladstone on 8-13 and Poor Things’ Emma Stone on 6-4, who each received Golden Globes.

The 96th Academy Awards will happen on March 10, 2024.