2012 Potential Oscar Nominations for Best Supporting Actor - as part of the celebrities series by GeoBeats.
10 - Albert Brooks obtained rave reviews after playing a gangster in the crime flick, 'Drive' which may lead to an Oscar nomination.
9 - Patton Oswalt, albeit an underdog in the Oscar race could be nominated after his role in the narcissistic film 'Young Adult'.
8 - Ben Kinsley's role as a French filmmaker in 'Hugo' has resulted in talk of an Oscar nomination.
7 - Kenneth Branagh plays 'Laurence Olivier' in 'My Week with Marilyn' resulting in a high chance of receiving a nomination.
6 - Max von Sydow's part in the post-9/11 movie 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' could lead him to an Oscar.
5 - Jim Broadbent's role in 'The Iron Lady' may bring him nomination.
4 - Jonah Hill's performance in 'Moneyball' is now creating a huge Oscar buzz.
3 - Nick Nolte plays a retired boxer in 'Warrior' which gives him a good chance of having a nomination spot.
2 - Armie Hammer has already received a SAG nomination for 'J. Edgar', stirring rumors of an Oscar next.
1 - Christopher Plummer's outstanding performance in 'Beginners' has led to Oscar buzz.