It always helps a potential Academy Award nominee if they feature in a second (or even third) project alongside the one they are hoping to be nominated for. At worst, it helps get their faces out there a bit more and gets a few more Oscar voters to notice them. At best, it helps them garner more votes from the various colleagues they’ve worked with over the two or three projects. It also serves as a timely reminder of their talent, skills, and range.
For example, it helped recent Best Actor nominee Timothee Chalamet that he also appeared in “Hostiles
” and “Lady Bird
” the same year. Likewise, appearing in Martin Scorsese
” (2016) helped Andrew Garfield
earn a Best Actor nomination for “Hacksaw Ridge
But which potential male acting this year have other projects out that could give them a little boost on their way to the Oscar podium – or,