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Oscar 2015 Predictions: Best Actor & Actress Nominations

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    2015 Oscars would be another special and memorable gala event. Long before the jury announces the nominations for all the categories, people have already started assuming Oscar nominations for the Best Actor and Actress category respectively.

    From Benedict Cumberbatch to Eddie Redmayne, some of the talented stars are creating Oscar 2015 buzz for their performance in Best Actor category. For example, Benedict Cumberbatch who recently grabbed the Best Actor award at Hollywood Film Award for his role as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game has just added more weightage to the Oscar 2015 buzz.

    Cumberbatch who played Alan Turing, the World War II code breaker has been garnering a lot of accolades for his performance in the biopic. Moreover, it is believed that most of the winners of Hollywood Film Award get Oscar as well.

    Coming to the Best Actress category, Jennifer Aniston has been in the news for quite sometime after her performance in Cake has been getting a lot of good reviews. Julianne Moore on the other side is getting loud Oscar buzz for her role in Still Alice for which she even won an award at HFA 2014.

    So, here is a list of stars who might end up getting Oscar 2015 nominations for Best Actor and Actress categories respectively.

    Benedict Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game

    Benedict who plays the World War II code breaker Alan Turing in the biopic has already started winning Best Actor award for his performance. He is expected to be one of the strongest contenders at the Academy Award 2015.

    Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything

    Eddie has played the physicist Stephen Hawking in this biopic which made him land in the Best Actor category at the recently conducted Hollywood Film Award. However, the award went to Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game.

    Michael Keaton for Birdman

    Michael plays Edward Norton in Birdman for which he has got lot of accolades and creating Oscar 2015 buzz too.

    Steve Carell for Foxcatcher

    Steve not just got a makeover for the role, but the performance in this biopic starring Channing Tatnum has been garnering Oscar buzz for the star.

    David Oyelowo for Selma

    David Oyelowo is creating Oscar buzz for playing the civil-rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. The film, due for limited release in the United States on December 25 so as to qualify for the Oscars, focuses on a short period after the 1964 passage of the Civil Rights Act, the law that abolished segregation and discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex or national origin in the US.

    Julianne Moore for Still Alice

    Julianne Moore scooped up the Hollywood Actress Award for Still Alice and the Oscar buzz is too loud to avoid!

    Jennifer Aniston for Cake

    Jennifer Aniston with her de-glam performance is already creating an Oscar buzz. The actress is excited to hear the buzz before the movie releases to qualify to the Oscars.

    Reese Witherspoon for Wild

    Forget her nude scenes which left her amazed as well. Reese with her performance in the epic Hollywood movie, Wild which is based on the real-life story of Cheryl Strayed who set off on a 1,100-mile hike is said to win her an Oscar nomination in this category.

    Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl

    It is not Ben Affleck but Rosamund Pike who is creating more buzz for her performance in this thriller drama.

    Felicity Jones for The Theory of Everything

    Giving tough competition to other leading ladies is the 31-year-old Felicity Jones who plays Jane Wilde Hawking (Stephen Hawking's wife) in The Theory of Everything.

    Amy Adams for Big Eyes

    Amy Adams is already a five-time Academy Award nominee who is ready to add one more in the list. Playing the role of artist Margaret Keane in Big Eyes, Amy Adams has solidified her Oscar nomination buzz with her performance.

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