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News 12 viewers pick 'Joker' to win Oscar for Best Picture

If News 12 viewers are correct then "Joker" will win top prize at the Oscars.

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2020, 6:26 PM

Updated 1,563 days ago

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News 12 viewers pick 'Joker' to win Oscar for Best Picture
If News 12 viewers are correct then "Joker" will win top prize at the Oscars.
According to a News 12 poll, 36% of viewers believe Todd Philips' take on the Batman villain will win Best Picture. "1917" finished with 25% of the vote while both "The Irishman" and "Once Upon a Time....In Hollywood" got 13%.
A win for 'Joker' may mean that Joaquin Phoenix will win his first Oscar for acting. He is leading the pack of leading men with 67% of the vote. Leonardo DiCaprio was next with just 16% of the vote.
Renee Zellweger leads the race for Best Actress in a Leading Role with 30% of the vote for her portrayal of Judy Garland in "Judy." Charlize Theron took 21% of the vote for her portrayal of Megyn Kelly in "Bombshell."
The races for actor and actress in a supporting role are both nail biters. News 12 viewers are narrowly picking Brad Pitt with 33% of the vote over Tom Hanks with 31% of the vote.
Laura Dern and Kathy Bates are both tied with 27% for their performances in "Marriage Story" and "Richard Jewell" respectively. Scarlett Johansson is close behind with 26% of the vote for her role in "Jojo Rabbit."
Viewers expect Todd Philips to win best director. While Philips got 29% of viewers' support, Sam Mendes has 27% of the vote for "1917."


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