Few Oscar classes have felt as lopsided this yr because the Finest Supporting Actress race, which noticed “The Holdovers” star Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph set up herself as an early frontrunner earlier than successful just about each early award alongside the winding marketing campaign path. This weekend alone noticed her add to her momentum by selecting up back-to-back wins on the SAG Awards and Impartial Spirit Awards, which solely bolstered her frontrunner standing heading into the ultimate stretch of Oscar voting.

However the actress isn’t counting her chickens earlier than they hatch. In actual fact, she may not even care in the event that they hatch in any respect.

Addressing reporters within the winners room on the Impartial Spirit Awards, Randolph stated that she isn’t too apprehensive concerning the final result of the Academy Awards. She defined that the appreciation she has felt from the movie‘s whole award season run is a victory in and of itself.

“I’m not anticipating something,” Randolph stated when requested about her Oscar probabilities. “I’m not betting on something. I’m simply pleased to be invited into the constructing. To me, I’ve already received, as a result of I’ve gained the respect of you guys. That’s what issues to me essentially the most.”

She went on to specific her love for impartial movie, explaining that she initially deliberate to give attention to theatre whereas learning performing on the Yale College of Drama however felt that the indie movie world supplied a comparable degree of artistry.

“On the time I used to be very theater-focused, Yale is a theater-forward faculty,” she stated when requested about her profession trajectory over the previous decade. “I had an awesome training, I can say humbly I had good style. I knew that if I ever went into movie, it will in all probability be impartial movie as a result of I had good style. That’s the place you’re extra more likely to discover grounded tales with totally realized characters.”

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