Michael Keaton on the set of John Lee Hancock’s The Founder (via The Daily Mail)
Keaton has one nomination
- Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role for Birdman (2014)
About the Film
Role: Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald’s
U.S. Distributor: The Weinstein Co.
U.S. Release Date: Nov. 25, 2016 (limited)
U.S. Box Office: N/A
Why? The perception that Keaton was due for an Oscar took hold in 2014 with Birdman; leading this Weinstein Co.-distributed biopic may get him the gold.
Why not? Director John Lee Hancock feels like a weak link.
Ranking: No. 2