Colin Firth set to be shortest price Oscar winner!
As the awards season starts to get under way, William Hill make Colin Firth their 1/4 favourite to win the Best Actor Oscar for The King's Speech and 1/5 to win the Best Actor Golden Globe.
The King's Speech could well sweep the boards at both award ceremonies with Hills offering 6/1 that it wins Best Film, Best Actor & Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars this year.
"We have not seen such a buzz for a film or a performance since Helen Mirren's flawless performance as the Queen.
Colin looks a certainty and we are just 6/1 that The King's Speech wins Best Film, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
Best Actor Golden Globe: 1/5 Colin Firth, 6/1 James Franco, 7/1 Jesse Eisenberg, 20/1 Mark Wahlberg, 25/1 Ryan Gosling
Best Director Golden Globe: 2/9 David Fincher, 6/1 Tom Hooper, 8/1 Christopher Nolan, 10/1 Darren Afonofsky, 20/1 David Russell
Best Supporting Actress: 15/8 Melissa Leo, 5/2 Helena Bonham Carter, 4/1 Amy Adams, 4/1 Jacki Weaver, 6/1 Mila Kunis
Best Picture Drama Golden Globe: 1/2 Social Network, 15/8 The King's Speech, 12/1 The Fighter, 14/1 Inception, 16/1 Black Swann
Best Actor Oscar Odds: 1/4 Colin Firth, 7/1 James Franco, 8/1 Jesse Eisenberg, 12/1 Jeff Bridges, 14/1 Mark Wahlberg, 20/1 Ryan Gosling...others on request
Best Supporting Actress Oscar: 6/4 Melissa Leo, 3/1 Helena Bonham Carter, 7/2 Jacki Weaver, 4/1 Hailee Steinfield, 6/1 Amy Adams....other on request
Best Film Oscar: 8/11 The Social Network, 15/8 The King's Speech, 6/1 True Grit, 10/1 The Fighter, 16/1 Black Swan, 20/1 Inception, 20/1 The Kids Are All Right, 25/1 127 Hours....other on request
Best Director Oscar: 2/7 David Fincher, 6/1 Tom Hooper, 8/1 Christopher Nolan, 12/1 Danny Boyle, 12/1 Darren Afonofsky....others on request