Best Actress 2015: Rooney Mara for The Secret Scripture

A photo of Rooney Mara in Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture (via Live for Films)

The Facts

Oscar History
Rooney Mara has one nomination

  • Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

This Year
Rooney Mara has
Awards: N/A
Nominations: N/A

About the Film

Role: Roseanne McNulty, a woman who accounts for her extended stay at a mental hospital; Vanessa Redgrave plays the character in her later years

U.S. Distributor: Relativity Media
U.S. Release Date: TBD
Festivals: N/A

Why? Director Jim Sheridan’s films seem to make their way to at least Golden Globe nominations, more often than not. Taking place in a mental hospital should provide the opportunity for scenery chewing, if not something more special.

Why not? Mara seems more likely for Carol at this point.

Notes

Ranking: No. 9 as of DATE

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