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Contender: Will Forte, "Nebraska" (Best Supporting Actor)
Will Forte has been an incredible steward for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" from the word "go." He's hustled and worked it just as much as lead actor Bruce Dern on the circuit, perhaps even more. He was rewarded with a Spirit Awards nomination earlier this week and could absolutely be lined up for Oscar recognition for a film that has just kept chugging since getting a second wind at Telluride. It's also a film the guild truly loves so frankly, nominations for Dern, Forte, June Squibb and the ensemble are all within reach.
- Kristopher Tapley