Oscars Best Supporting Actress interviews: 11 exclusive chats with Mary J. Blige, Hong Chau, Holly Hunter, Allison Janney, Octavia Spencer and more [WATCH]

Who will be the five Best Supporting Actress nominees at this years Oscars? Over the past three months, Gold Derby has hosted webchats and other interviews with 11 of this years contenders. They include previous nominees and first time possibilities. Click on any name below to be taken to their full interview:

Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”): Blige plays Florence Jackson, the mother of a WWII soldier (Jason Mitchell) returning home with PTSD, in this period drama from Dee Rees. The songwriter-turned-actress contended at the Golden Globes and is nominated at the SAG Awards and Critics Choice. She is also in competition for her original song “Mighty River.” (click here to be taken to her full interview)

Hong Chau (“Downsizing”): In Alexander Payne‘s social satire, Chau plays Ngoc Lan Chan, a Vietnamese activist who is shrunken against her will. Chau competed at the Golden Globes and contends at Critics Choice and SAG Awards. (click here to be taken to her full interview)

Holly Hunter (“The Big Sick”): Hunter plays Beth, an overprotective mother who bonds with her daughter’s ex-boyfriend (Kumail Nanjiani) in this autobiographical comedy written by Nanjiani and wife Emily V. Gordon. Hunter, an Oscar winner for “The Piano” (Best Actress in 1993) and three-time nominee (Lead for “Broadcast News” in 1987; Supporting for “The Firm” in 1993 and “Thirteen” in 2003), competes at the SAG Awards and Critics Choice for the film. (click here to be taken to her full interview)

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Allison Janney (“I, Tonya”): Janney just won her first Golden Globe for playing LaVona Golden, the monstrous mother of ice skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) in this comedic biopic. Janney has 7 Emmys on her mantle (Drama Supporting Actress for “The West Wing” in 2000 and 2001; Drama Actress for “The West Wing” in 2002 and 2004; Comedy Supporting Actress for “Mom” in 2014 and 2015; Drama Guest Actress for “Masters of Sex” in 2014), and competes at BAFTA, Critics Choice, and SAG Awards for the film. (click here to be taken to her full interview)

Lesley Manville (“Phantom Thread”): In this romantic drama from Paul Thomas Anderson, Manville plays Cyril Woodcock, the sister of an obsessive fashion designer (Daniel Day-Lewis) whose love for a young woman (Vicky Krieps) upsets the natural order of their lives. Manville recently reaped a BAFTA nomination for the film. She previously contended at the group as Best Supporting Actress for “Another Year” (2010). (click here to be taken to her full interview)

Elizabeth Marvel (“The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”): Marvel plays Jean Meyerowitz, the daughter of a self-involved sculptor (Dustin Hoffman) in this family comedy from Noah Baumbach. Marvel received a SAG Ensemble nomination for “House of Cards” in 2016. (click here to be taken to her full interview)

Tatiana Maslany (“Stronger”): In this biographical drama from David Gordon Green, Maslany plays Erin Hurley, the on-again-off-again girlfriend of …read more

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