Oscars: What the Nominees Are Doing Next

5:00 AM 2/26/2016

by Rebecca Ford and Borys Kit

Leonardo DiCaprio and Sylvester Stallone haven't picked their Oscar follow-ups, but Brie Larson's headed to 'Skull Island,' Matt Damon is reprising 'Bourne,' Cate Blanchett loves Lucille Ball, and Saoirse Ronan's off to Broadway as THR breaks down the moves.

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  • Christian Bale

    He has two Terrence Malick projects (Knight of Cups and Weightless) in the can and has finished work on The Promise, with Oscar Isaac. The 42-year-old voices panther Bagheera in Jungle Book: Origins and will shoot Scott Cooper’s Western, Hostiles, this summer.

  • Cate Blanchett

    Blanchett, 46, voices Kaa in Warner Bros.’ 2017 pic Jungle Book: Origins. She next shoots Thor: Ragnarok in Australia this summer and is attached to a Lucille Ball project from Aaron Sorkin.

  • Bryan Cranston

    The former Breaking Bad star has been busy filling his film slate with roles in New Line’s upcoming The Disaster Artist, starring James Franco, and the moneylaundering crime drama The Infiltrator. The 59-year-old next segues to comedy in John Hamburg’s Why Him? with Megan Mullally and Franco.

  • Matt Damon

    Damon, 45, is finishing up his return to the Bourne series with Universal’s Jason Bourne (July 29). Then he stars in Yimou Zhang’s The Great Wall, out in February 2017, before transitioning to Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, a social satire that also will feature Reese Witherspoon. He later is slated to star in George Clooney’s directorial project Suburbicon.

  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    It’s not clear what DiCaprio, 41, will jump to next, but he’s attached to Conquest, a project to be written by The Revenant co-writer Mark L. Smith for Paramount.

  • Michael Fassbender

    Fassbender, 38, has a trio of films coming out in 2016: A24’s crime drama Trespass Against Us, the video game adaptation Assassin’s Creed and Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse. He’s shooting Universal’s The Snowman opposite Rebecca Ferguson.

  • Tom Hardy

    Hardy, 38, is shooting FX’s miniseries Taboo, an 1800s-set period drama conceived by Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy. He’s also slated to appear in Christopher Nolan’s World War II drama, Dunkirk.

  • Brie Larson

    Larson flies back to Vietnam the morning after the Oscars to continue working on Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Kong: Skull Island. After that, the 26-year-old will reunite with her Short Term 12 director Destin Daniel Cretton for The Glass Castle.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    She’s wrapped the next installment in the X-Men franchise, Apocalypse (May 27). Lawrence, 25, then stars opposite Chris Pratt in the sci-fi love story Passengers, opening in December.

  • Jennifer Jason Leigh

    The 54-year-old just wrapped work on Rob Reiner’s LBJ opposite Woody Harrelson and will move on to shoot Alex Garland’s Annihilation with Natalie Portman in May.

  • Rooney Mara

    Mara, 30, will star in Charlie McDowell’s The Discovery opposite Nicholas Hoult, which will go into production in the spring. She also is in early talks for the title role in Mary Magdalene, which will be helmed by Garth Davis.

  • Rachel McAdams

    The 37-year-old has wrapped Marvel’s Doctor Strange with Benedict Cumberbatch, which will hit theaters in November, and she’s yet to take another project.

  • Charlotte Rampling

    She’s wrapped CBS Films’ The Sense of an Ending and the indie Seances. Rampling, 70, also is attached to Lech Majewski’s sci-fi pic Valley of the Gods.

  • Eddie Redmayne

    The British actor, 34, stars in Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Nov. 18), the first film in a trilogy. Beyond that, Redmayne has yet to decide on his next project.

  • Saoirse Ronan

    Ronan, 21, will make her Broadway debut in The Crucible on March 31. She’s wrapped The Seagull and the Vincent Van Gogh film Loving Vincent. Ronan also is attached to Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, and On Chesil Beach, from Carol’s producers.

  • Mark Ruffalo

    Ruffalo, 46, next stars in Now You See Me 2 (June 10), then he’ll reprise his role as Bruce Banner/The Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok.

  • Mark Rylance

    Rylance, 56, will join fellow nominee Hardy for Nolan’s Dunkirk, and before that, the veteran Brit reunites with Spies director Steven Spielberg on The BFG (July 1).

  • Sylvester Stallone

    He voices characters in the upcoming animated films Ratchet and Clank and Animal Crackers. It’s likely Stallone, 69, will appear in a Creed sequel, but otherwise the actor has yet to capitalize on his Oscar buzz.

  • Kate Winslet

    Winslet’s latest film, Triple 9, hits theaters Feb. 26. The 40-year-old next is scheduled to shoot New Line’s Collateral Beauty opposite Will Smith for a December release.

  • Alicia Vikander

    Her romantic drama with Fassbender, The Light Between Oceans, will open Sept. 2. And Vikander, 27, is finishing up work opposite Damon on Jason Bourne (July 29).