Best Actress 2016: Mary Elizabeth Winstead for 10 Cloverfield Lane

maryelizabethwinstead_10clnMary Elizabeth Winstead as she appears in Dan Trachtenberg’s 10 Cloverfield Lane (via The Telegraph)

The Facts

This Year
Winstead has
Awards: N/A
Nominations: N/A

About the Film

Role: Michelle, a woman kept in a shelter against her will

Festivals: N/A

U.S. Distributor: Paramount Pictures
U.S. Release Date: Mar. 11, 2016
U.S. Box Office: $56,010,797 (estimate as of Mar. 18\\27, 2016)

Why? Winstead, following her Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) turn, picked up some awards recognition for Smashed (2012). Now that she’s given an acclaimed performance in an acclaimed film that’s also proven to be quite the hit, can she break through to an Oscar bid?

Why not? Genre bias. Early-year release.

Notes

Ranking: No. 20 as of Mar. 27, 2016

More on the competition

See also (coming soon):

  • Best Supporting Actor 2016: John Goodman for 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • Best Adapted Screenplay 2015: John Campbell, Matthew Stuecken, and Damien Chazelle for 10 Cloverfield Lane
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