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The Revenant odds-on to win Best Picture at Oscars

| 26.02.2016

Leading bookmaker Coral make The Revenant odds-on at 2-5 to win the Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday evening. The firm also expects Leonardo DiCaprio to pick up the Best Actor prize for his role in the film, where he is the shortest price anyone has ever been in the category.

Elsewhere in the betting, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarrito is 8-15 to be awarded the Best Director at the ceremony, while Brie Larson is 1-33 to the Best Actress.

Of the British interest at the awards, Eddie Redmayne is 20-1 to win the Best Actor for his role in The Danish Girl and Kate Winslet is 7-2 to land the Best Supporting Actress.

“The odds clearly suggest it is going to be a very good night for The Revenant as not only is it odds-on to win the Best Picture, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Leonardo DiCaprio top their respective markets to land the Best Director and Best Actor, respectively,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**Best Picture

2-5 The Revenant, 11-4 Spotlight, 6-1 The Big Short, 100-1 Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, Room, The Martian.

**Best Director

8-15 Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – The Revenant, 6-1 George Miller – Mad Max Fury Road, 18-1 Adam McKay – The Big Short, 22-1 Thomas McCarthy – Spotlight, 100-1 Lenny Abrahamson – Room

**Best Actor

1-100 Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant, 20-1 Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl, 33-1 Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs, 80-1 Bryan Cranston – Trumbo, 100-1 Matt Damon – The Martian,

**Best Actress

1-33 Brie Larson – Room, 10-1 Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn, 25-1 Jennifer Lawrence – Joy,33-1 Cate Blanchett – Carol, 50-1 Charlotte Rampling – 46 Year

**Best Supporting Actor

2-7 Sylvester Stallone – Creed, 11-4 Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies, 14-1 Tom Hardy – The Revenant, 25-1 Christian Bale – The Big Short, 50-1 Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight.

**Best Supporting Actress

1-3 Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl, 7-2 Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs, 11-2 Rooney Mara – Carol, 40-1 Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight, 100-1 Rachel McAdams – Spotlight


Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.