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2015 Golden Globe Predictions and Odds

John Benson

by John Benson in Entertainment

Oct 24, 2014 · 1:28 PM PDT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As in previous years, the 2015 edition of the Golden Globe Awards promises to be good for a few tear-filled speeches and a plethora of laughs; it will also serve as a barometer for the Oscars.

Though the “gilded planets” (a terrible nickname that we just made up) won’t be doled out until January, we have handicapped all of the major categories.

 

Film Categories:

Best Motion Picture – Drama
3/1 Interstellar
4/1 Gone Girl
6/1 Foxcatcher
6/1 Unbroken
8/1 Fury

Best Lead Actor – Drama
3/1 Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
4/1 Ben Affleck – Gone Girl
6/1 Timothy Spall – Mr. Turner
8/1 Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything
12/1 Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher

Best Lead Actress – Drama
3/1 Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
4/1 Reese Witherspoon – Wild
6/1 Jessica Chastain – The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
8/1 Julianne Moore – Map to the Stars
10/1 Amy Adams – Big Eyes

Best Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical
3/1 Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
4/1 Inherent Vice
6/1 St. Vincent
8/1 Into the Woods
10/1 Begin Again

Best Director – Motion Picture
3/1 Alejandro González Iñárritu – Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
4/1 Christopher Nolan – Interstellar
5/1 David Fincher – Gone Girl
9/1 Angelina Jolie – Unbroken
12/1 Bennett Miller – Foxcatcher

Television Categories:

Best Drama Series
3/1 Downton Abbey
4/1 House of Cards
5/1 The Good Wife
8/1 Masters of Sex
12/1 The Affair

Best Lead Actor – Drama Series
3/1 Kevin Spacey – House of Cards
4/1 James Spader – The Blacklist
5/1 Michael Sheen – Masters of Sex
8/1 Clive Owen – The Knick
12/1 Hugh Dancy – Hannibal

Best Lead Actress – TV Drama
3/1 Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
4/1 Robin Wright – House of Cards
5/1 Lizzy Caplan – Masters of Sex
8/1 Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder
12/1 Tea Leoni – Madam Secretary

Best Comedy Series
2/1 The Big Bang Theory
3/1 Orange is the New Black
4/1 Modern Family
6/1 Veep
8/1 Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Lead Actor – TV Comedy
2/1 Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory
4/1 Louis C.K. – Louie
5/1 Andy Samberg – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
8/1 Ian McKellen – Vicious
12/1 Don Cheadle – House of Lies

Best Lead Actress – TV Comedy
2/1 Taylor Schilling – Orange is the New Black
3/1 Lena Dunham – Girls
4/1 Julia-Louis Dreyfus – Veep
6/1 Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
8/1 Lisa Kudrow – The Comeback

 

(Photo credit: Jenn Deering Davis [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. Photo has been cropped from its original.)

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