‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ to Campaign All Actors in Supporting Categories for the Oscars

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ to Campaign All Actors in Supporting Categories for the Oscars
After debuting on Netflix, Aaron Sorkin’s critically acclaimed “The Trial of the Chicago 7” has made one of the key decisions in a successful awards campaign. The film’s robust cast includes Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Frank Langella, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jeremy Strong and Michael Keaton, who will all campaign in the supporting categories for the upcoming Academy Awards, as confirmed by Netflix.

The film tells the story of the famous trial of seven individuals that were charged for inciting a riot during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Ill.

Going the route of past films like “Spotlight” and “Crash,” the film has now positioned itself to possibly land multiple acting nominations. One of the biggest benefactors will be Cohen, who received an Oscar nomination in adapted screenplay for 2006’s “Borat,” as he received a large number of the standout notices. Partnered with his well-received performance in “Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm,
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