I don’t want to say Best Supporting Actress is already a two-horse race. But Best Supporting Actress is already a two-horse race.
The Best Supporting Actress race is setting out to be a battleground. It’s a battleground with two major players, sure, but the upset potential is reading pretty high.
But let’s not put the cart before the proverbial horse. Before we talk about the battle, we have to determine who’s in the fight.
The Nominees – Best Supporting Actress
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