Lazy loaded image

Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar and Emmy predictions are updated regularly with the current year's list of contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: Draft, Pre-Season, Regular Season and Post Season. The eligibility calendar and dates of awards will determine how long each phase lasts and is subject to change.

To see all the latest predictions, of all the categories, in one place, visit THE OSCARS COLLECTIVE
Visit each category, per the individual awards show from THE OSCARS HUB
Revisit the prediction archive of the 2021 season THE ARCHIVE
Link to television awards is atTHE EMMYS HUB

2022 SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS PREDICTIONS:
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

UPDATED: Nov 25, 2021

AWARDS PREDICTION COMMENTARY: More to come…

Oscar nominations voting begins on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, and will end on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. The official Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, with the ceremony taking place on Sunday, Mar. 27, 2022.

Awards Season Calendar (2021-2022)


ALL AWARDS CONTENDERS AND RANKINGS:

Lazy loaded image
Courtesy of Amazon
AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE:
RANK ACTOR FILM ROLE STUDIO
1 Kristen Stewart “Spencer” Diana Spencer Neon/Topic Studios
2 Nicole Kidman “Being the Ricardos” Lucielle Ball Amazon Studios
3 Lady Gaga “House of Gucci” Patrizia Reggiani MGM/United Artists Releasing
4 Olivia Colman “The Lost Daughter” Leda Caruso Netflix
5 Halle Berry “Bruised” jackie Justice Netflix
NEXT IN LINE
6 Penélope Cruz “Parallel Mothers” Janis Sony Pictures Classics
7 Jennifer Hudson “Respect” Aretha Franklin MGM/United Artists Releasing
8 Jessica Chastain “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Tammy Faye Searchlight Pictures
9 Frances McDormand “The Tragedy of Macbeth” Lady Macbeth Apple Original Films/A24
10 Jodie Comer “The Last Duel” Marguerite de Carrouges 20th Century Studios
OTHER TOP-TIER CONTENDERS
11 Tessa Thompson “Passing” Irene “Reenie” Redfield Netflix
12 Alana Haim “Licorice Pizza” Alana Kane MGM/United Artists Releasing
13 Rachel Zegler “West Side Story” Maria 20th Century Studios
14 Jennifer Lawrence “Don’t Look Up” Kate Dibiasky Netflix
15 Rooney Mara “Nightmare Alley” Molly Cahill Searchlight Pictures
16 Emilia Jones “CODA” Ruby Rossi Apple Original Films
17 Rachel Sennott “Shiva Baby” Danielle Utopia
18 Vicky Krieps “Bergman Island” Chris Sanders IFC Films
19 Helen Mirren “The Duke” Dorothy Bunton Sony Pictures Classics
20 Scarlett Johansson “Black Widow” Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow: Marvel Studios
UNRANKED LISTING
Agatha Rousselle “Titane” Neon
Chanté Adams “A Journal for Jordan” Sony Pictures
Emma Stone “Cruella” Walt Disney Pictures
Marion Cotillard “Annette” Amazon Studios
Melissa McCarthy “The Starling” Netflix
Natalie Morales “Language Lessons” Shout! Factory
Odessa Young “Mothering Sunday” Sony Pictures Classics
Renate Reinsve “The Worst Person in the World” Neon
Sandra Bullock “The Unforgivable” Netflix
Taylour Paige “Zola” A24
Thomasin McKenzie “Last Night in Soho” Focus Features
Zazie Beetz “The Harder They Fall” Netflix

2022 SAG Awards Predictions (Film)

2022 Academy Awards Predictions

2021 Oscars predictions are here.

About the SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards, hosted by SAG-AFTRA, is an annual award show that has become one of the most important and key indicators for the Oscars. Four films have won the most SAG awards with three: 1999’s “American Beauty,” 2002’s “Chicago,” 2011’s “The Help” and 2017’s “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Three movies have been nominated for the most SAG awards with five: 1998’s “Shakespeare in Love,” “Chicago” and 2008’s “Doubt.”

  • The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM.