King's Speech favourite to win four
William Hill have opened a book on how many many Oscars the King's speech will win form its 12 nominations. The current favourite is four at 5/2 but Hills offer 25/1 that it wins eight or more and 14/1 it wins just one.
"Punters are convinced that 'The King's Speech' is going to be the big winner at the Oscars and it is just a question of how many Oscars it wins," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
William Hill How Many Oscars Will The King's Speech Win?: 66/1 None, 14/1 One, 6/1 Two, 3/1 Three, 5/2 Four, 3/1 Five, 13/2 Six, 12/1 Seven, 25/1 Eight or more
Best Film Oscar: 1/3 Social Network, 7/4 The King's Speech, 20/1 True Grit, 20/1 The Fighter, 40/1 Black Swann, 40/1 Inception, 40/1 Winter's Bone, 50/1 The Kids Are All Right, 66/1 Toy Story 3, 80/1 127 Hours
Best Actor Oscar: 1/20 Colin Firth (The King's Speech), 12/1 James Franco (127 Hours), 12/1 Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), 25/1 Jeff Bridges (True Grit), 25/1 Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Best Actress: 1/9 Natalie Portman (Black Swan), 5/1 Annette Benning (The Kids Are All Right), 20/1 Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone), 25/1 Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole), 33/1 Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine),
Best Director: 1/16 David Fincher (The Social Network), 8/1 Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), 20/1 Ceon Brothers (True Grit), 20/1 David O Russell (The Fighter), 25/1 Darren Afonofsky (Black Swann)
Best Supporting Actress: 8/15 Melissa Leo (The Fighter), 7/2 Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), 9/2 Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech), 12/1 Amy Adams (The Fighter), 12/1 Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)
Best Supporting Actor: 1/16 Christian Bale (The Fighter), 5/1 Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech), 33/1 Jeremy Renner (The Town), 40/1 Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right), 40/1 John Hawkes (Winter's Bone)