2016 Pictures to Watch Out For – Best Picture

The BFG
Cast: Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hader & Penelope Wilton
Director: Oscar winner Stephen Spielberg (Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial)
Writer: Oscar nominee Melissa Mathison (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Kundun)

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Cast: Joe Alwyn, Vin Diesel, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Chris Tucker, Ben Platt & Tim Blake Nelson
Director: Oscar winner Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi)
Writer: Oscar winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, 127 Hours) & Jean-Christophe Castelli

The Birth of a Nation
Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Jackie Earle Haley, Aja Naomi King, Gabrielle Union & Penelope Ann Miller
Director: Nate Parker
Writer: Nate Parker

The Book of Henry
Cast: Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, Jaeden Lieberher, Sarah Silverman & Dean Norris
Director: Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World, Safety Not Guaranteed)
Writer: Gregg Hurwitz (V)

Collateral Beauty
Cast: Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Michael Pena & Naomie Harris
Director: David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Hope Springs)
Writer: Alan Loeb (The Switch, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Rock of Ages)

Five Seconds of Silence
Cast: Brad Pitt & Marion Cotillard
Director: Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away)
Writer: Oscar nominee Steven Knight (Burnt, Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises, Locke, The Hundred-Foot Journey)

The Founder
Cast: Michael Keaton, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, Nick Offerman, B.J. Novak & John Carroll Lynch
Director: John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side, Saving Mr. Banks)
Writer: Robert D. Siegel (The Wrestler, Turbo)

Free State of Jones
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sean Bridgers, Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Keri Russell
Director: Oscar nominee Gary Ross (Seabiscuit, The Hunger Games, Pleasantville)
Writer: Gary Ross

The Girl on the Train
Cast: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Luke Evans, Justin Theroux, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez & Lisa Kudrow
Director: Tate Taylor (The Help, Get on Up)
Writer: Erin Cressida Wilson (Men, Women & Children, Secretary, Chloe)

La La Land
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, Finn Wittrock, Rosemarie DeWitt & John Legend
Director: Oscar nominee Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)
Writer: Damien Chazelle

The Light Between Oceans
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander & Rachel Weisz
Director: Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines)
Writer: Derek Cianfrance

Lion
Cast: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara & David Wenham
Director: Garth Davis
Writer: Luke Davies (Life)

Loving
Cast: Joel Edgerton, Michael Shannon, Ruth Negga & Marton Csokas
Director: Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter, Mud)
Writer: Jeff Nichols

Manchester by the Sea
Cast: Casey Affleck, Kyle Chandler, Michelle Williams & Tate Donovan
Director: Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret)
Writer: Oscar nominee Kenneth Lonergan (Analyze This, You Can Count on Me, Gangs of New York, Margaret)

Money Monster
Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell & Dominic West
Director: Jodie Foster (The Beaver, Home for the Holidays, Orange Is the New Black)
Writers: Jamie Linden (Dear John, We Are Marshall) , Alan DiFiore (Grimm) & Jim Kouf (Rush Hour, National Treasure)

Passengers
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen & Laurence Fishburne
Director: Oscar nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game)
Writer: Jon Spaihts (Prometheus)

Silence
Cast: Adam Driver, Liam Neeson & Andrew Garfield
Director: Oscar winner Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street, The Departed, Goodfellas)
Writer: Oscar nominee Jay Cocks (The Age of Innocence, Gangs of New York, De-Lovely)

Snowden
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Scott Eastwood, Nicolas Cage, Zachary Quinto, Melissa Leo, Joely Richardson, Rhys Ifans, Timothy Olyphant & Tom Wilkinson
Director: Oscar winner Oliver Stone (Platoon, JFK, Any Given Sunday)
Writers: Oliver Stone & Kieran Fitzgerald (The Homesman)

Sully
Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Anna Gunn & Laura Linney
Director: Oscar winner Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Mystic River)
Writer: Todd Komarnicki (Perfect Stranger)

A United Kingdom
Cast: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport & Laura Carmichael
Director: Amma Asante (Belle)
Writer: Guy Hibbert (Eye in the Sky, Five Minutes of Heaven)

Untitled Warren Beatty Project
Cast: Warren Beatty, Alec Baldwin, Lily Collins, Taissa Farmiga, Annette Bening, Chace Crawford, Alden Ehrenreich, Haley Bennett, Matthew Broderick, Martin Sheen, Steve Coogan, Megan Hilty, Candice Bergen & Oliver Platt
Director: Oscar winner Warren Beatty (Reds, Bugsy, Bulworth)
Writer: Warren Beatty

The Zookeeper’s Wife
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh & Daniel Bruhl
Director: Niki Caro (North Country, Whale Rider)
Writer: Angela Workman (Snow Flower & the Secret Fan)

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