The Oscars: Lincoln set to sweep the board
William Hill can report solid support for everything Lincoln, cutting the price of the film winning Best Picture from 2/5 to 1/3. Daniel Day-Lewis is now 1/9 from 1/8 to deliver a hat-trick of Best Actor awards and Steven Spielberg is 2/7 from 2/5 to be named Best Director. "It looks like Lincoln will be the big winner at this year's Oscar Ceremony and our customers our lumping on despite the short prices," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
Adele is 4/6 to deliver an Oscar for the Bond team and Roger Deakins is 8/1 to win Best Cinematography for 'Skyfall'
Best Picture: 1/3 Lincoln, 3/1 Les Miserables, 7/1 Argo, 8/1 Zero Dark Thirty, 16/1 Silver Lining Playbook, 20/1 Life of Pi, 50/1 Amour, 100/1 Beasts of the Southern Wild, 100/1 Django Unchained
Best Director: 2/7 Steven Spielberg (Lincoln), 5/1 Ang Lee (Life Of Pi), 8/1 Michael Haneke (Amour), 12/1 David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), 28/1 Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of The Southern Wild)
Best Actor: 1/9 Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), 8/1 Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables), 12/1 Denzel Washington (Fight), 14/1 Joaquin Phoenix (The Master), 25/1 Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Best Actress: 1/2 Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook), 7/4 Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), 10/1 Emannuelle Riva (Amour), 20/1 Naomi Watts (The Impossible), 25/1 Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts Of The Southern Wild),
Best Supporting Actress: 1/10 Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables), 10/1 Sally Field (Lincoln), 12/1 Helen Hunt (The Sessions), 16/1 Amy Adams (The Master), 40/1 Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook)
Best Supporting Actor: 11/10 Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln), 11/8 Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master), 7/1 Alan Arkin (Argo), 9/1 Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook), 14/1 Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
Best Original Song: 4/6 'Skyfall' Adele, 11/10 Suddenly (Hugh Jackman), 12/1 Chasing Ice, 20/1 Life of Pi, 33/1 Ted
Best Cinematography: 1/7 Claudio Miranda (Life Of Pi), 8/1 Roger Deakins (Skyfall), 12/1 Janusz Kaminski (Lincoln), 12/1 Robert Richardson (Django Unchained)