You Bet King's Speech To Take Oscar's By Storm!
The latest odds from William Hill suggest that ‘the King's Speech' will be the big winner at this year's Oscars making the film 2/9 from 3/1 to win best film, whilst Tom Hooper is 8/11 to win best director. Colin Firth looks nailed on at 1/33 for Best Actor, but Helena Bonham Carter (9/2) and Geoffrey Rush at 5/1 are outsiders!
"It looks like it will be a great year for the Brits at the Oscars are we will paying out a small fortune to canny film buffs!" said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
William Hill Latest Oscars Odds:
Best Film Oscar: 2/9 The King's Speech, 3/1 Social Network, 33/1 True Grit, 40/1 The Fighter, 40/1 Black Swann, 50/1 Inception, 100/1 Winter's Bone, 100/1 The Kids Are All Right, 100/1 Toy Story 3, 100/1 127 Hours
Best Actor Oscar: 1/33 Colin Firth (The King's Speech), 14/1 James Franco (127 Hours), 16/1 Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), 25/1 Jeff Bridges (True Grit), 50/1 Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Best Actress: 1/16 Natalie Portman (Black Swan), 7/1 Annette Benning (The Kids Are All Right), 16/1 Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone), 33/1 Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole), 50/1 Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine),
Best Director: 8/11 Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), 1/1 David Fincher (The Social Network), 25/1 Darren Afonofsky (Black Swann), 33/1 Ceon Brothers (True Grit), 33/1 David O Russell (The Fighter)
Best Supporting Actress: 2/5 Melissa Leo (The Fighter), 7/2 Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), 9/2 Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech), 16/1 Amy Adams (The Fighter), 25/1 Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)
Best Supporting Actor: 1/9 Christian Bale (The Fighter), 5/1 Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech), 50/1 Jeremy Renner (The Town), 50/1 Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right), 50/1 John Hawkes (Winter's Bone)