Best Actor 2015: Michael Fassbender for Macbeth

A photo of Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth (via Daily Mail)

The Facts

Oscar History
Fassbender has one nomination

  • Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

This Year
Fassbender has

Awards: N/A
Nominations: N/A

About the Film

Role: Macbeth

About the Film

U.S. Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
U.S. Release Date: N/A

  • Cannes Film Festival (2015) – In Competition

Why? Signs point to this being a showcase for DiCaprio. Being Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman follow-up gives the film and DiCaprio a boost, we assume. He’ll win an Oscar one of these years, right?

Why not? The project could easily bore. Man in the Wilderness (1971) – another take on Hugh Glass – was an awards nonstarter.


Ranking: No. 1 as of DATE

More on the competition

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