Here are the 2017 Oscar nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role! With the 89th Academy Awards getting close, it's time to make Oscars predictions and guess which actress will win the Academy Award for Best Lead Actress. The following Best Actress nominees were announced on January 24, some obvious and others controversial. Nevertheless, one of these Oscar-nominated leading actresses will take home the statue for best acting on February 26.
The frontrunner for the Best Actress Oscar race is Natalie Portman for her performance as First Lady Jackie Kennedy in Pablo Larraín's Jackie. Winner of the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress, Natalie Portman received critical acclaim for her portrayal and is the clear favorite for the 2017 Oscar Best Actress winner. Close on her heels is Emma Stone, who won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in the Musical Comedy category for La La Land, and French actress Isabelle Huppert, star of Elle, who won Best Actress in a Drama.
Vote up the actress you think will win the 2017 Academy Award for Best Leading Actress, and vote down the overrated actresses you feel don't deserve the nomination.