From ‘Manchester by the Sea’ to ‘Jackie,’ Awards Season Is Coming Into Shape

Here’s who we’ll be talking about from now till the Oscars — and the Grammys.


Corden, James After five years as host, LL Cool J is ceding his position as Grammys emcee to James Corden, who hosted the Tony Awards to much fanfare over the summer.

Hadid, Gigi The stylist behind Gigi Hadid’s American Music Awards ‘do shares his tips for achieving peak holiday hair.

Hedges, Lucas The breakout star of Kenneth Lonergan’s new film Manchester by the Sea is just 19, but he’s already worked with Lonergan and Greta Gerwig, and he plans to start creating his own work.

Hilfiger, Tommy While much of the fashion industry came out in support of Hillary Clinton during the presidential race, all-American designer Tommy Hilfiger stayed quiet. Now, he’s come out in support of dressing Melania Trump, where many have equivocated or outright refused (like Sophie Theallet). “I don’t think people should become political about it,” he says.

Portman, Natalie Awards season has already arrived, and the Jackie star is already proving herself a strong Oscar frontrunner with the announcement of the Independent Spirit Awards nominees.

Shahidi, Yara Actress, activist, mentor — and high schooler. The star of Black-ish talks balancing her activist work with screen and school, and what even under-18-year-olds can do in the face of a Trump victory.

Wolfhard, Finn The Stranger Things star, 12, loves all things ’80s, is still getting used to this fame thing.

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