Disney is lastly pushing Robert Downey Jr. for an ‘Avengers’ Oscar nomination – BGR
What Marvel has achieved with its Infinity Saga is unparalleled within the historical past of cinema. Avengers: Infinity Warfare and Avengers: Endgame introduced us an incredible, emotional conclusion to the primary decade of MCU movies, with the latter shattering data and expectations. It’s no marvel, subsequently, to have seen Disney push the film for a Greatest Image Oscar nomination, in addition to a number of different awards.
What was shocking on the time, nonetheless, was the absence of actor endorsements, particularly that of Robert Downey Jr. However now Disney has up to date its For Your Consideration record to incorporate not solely the Iron Man actor, but additionally loads of different Avengers.
You solely have to have seen the primary 20 minutes or so of Endgame to comprehend that what the actor achieved within the remaining movie of his MCU contract is one thing else — nicely, his remaining main movie, as we would see Iron Man cameos in MCU movies of the prequel selection. If there’s only one actor from the unbelievable pool of expertise that makes these MCU adventures potential to endorse for 2020 Oscars consideration, it’s Downey. And Disney is lastly prepared to hunt nominations for him, in addition to lots of his co-stars.
Disney up to date the awards concerns web page with a minimum of 13 names, all of them stars that appeared in Endgame and different Marvel Studios movies over the previous a number of years:
Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Josh Brolin, Paul Rudd, and Don Cheadle be a part of Robert Downey Jr., and all of them compete towards one another within the “Greatest Supporting Actor” class. That’s proper, Disney isn’t going so far as to record them for a Greatest Actor nomination.
The identical goes for a number of actresses who’re competing towards one another within the Greatest Supporting Actress class: Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, and Brie Larson.
All of them can’t get nominations, and it’ll be attention-grabbing to see whether or not any of them, particularly Downey Jr., are chosen. However Hemsworth, Gillan, Brolin, and Johansson positively stand out as nicely, given what every of them pulled off in Endgame. The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards might be introduced on January 13th, with the 2020 Oscars set to air on February ninth.