Oscars: The Power of the Dog drives selections as Benedict Cumberbatch and Will Smith fight for Best Actor


The candidates for the 2022 Oscars have been uncovered, with The Power of the Dog driving with a sum of 12 gestures.

The Academy Award selections were declared by Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan on Tuesday (8 February). The topic during the current year’s function is Movie Lovers, join together.

Netflix’s The Power of the Dog stands out with 12 gestures, including Best Picture and a coordinating selection for Jane Campion.

  • The film’s stars likewise fared well, with Benedict Cumberbatch getting an assignment for Best Actor, Jesse Plemons for Best Supporting Actor, Kirsten Dunst for Best Supporting Actress (her very first selection), and Kodi Smit-McPhee for Best Supporting Actor.
  • Following not far behind is Denis Villeneuve’s science fiction film Dune with 10 gestures. In the mean time, West Side Story and Belfast got seven assignments each.
  • Ruler Richard got six assignments, with Will Smith having one more opportunity at being delegated Best Actor. The entertainer was assigned for his 2002 biopic Ali and 2007’s The Pursuit of Happyness, yet has neglected to get the top prize.

Subsequent to being closed out of the Bafta assignments last week, Andrew Garfield has been selected for his job as Rent author Jonathan Larson in Tick… Tick… Boom.

The entertainer is up for Best Actor against individual Brit Benedict Cumberbatch, as well as Will Smith, Javier Bardem and Denzel Washington.