On the talk show The Graham Norton Show, Sterling K. Brown said he did not expect to win this year.

Creating Sterling K. Brown (left) and Robert Downey Jr.

Host Graham Norton and the audience thought that Brown still had a chance to win the award with the film American Fiction.

Currently, Brown and Downey are potential candidates for the Oscar 2024 supporting actor category, along with three other names including Robert De Niro (Killers of the Flower Moon), Ryan Gosling (Barbie), Mark Ruffalo (Poor Things).

The third time Robert Downey Jr.

Besides the Oscar nomination, the role also brought the actor nominations for BAFTA and SAG Awards in the same category.

'American Fiction' Actor: Robert Downey Jr.

Trailer ‘Oppenheimer’

Trailer `Oppenheimer`.

As for Sterling K. Brown, the artist was nominated for his role in American Fiction.

The content revolves around university professor and writer Thelonious Monk Ellison (played by Jeffrey Wright), who is in a rut in writing, criticized by publishers for his writing style `not depicting people of color enough`.

In the film, Brown plays Cliff, Thelonious Ellison’s younger brother.

'American Fiction' Actor: Robert Downey Jr.

Trailer ‘American Fiction’

Trailer `American Fiction`.

The work received five nominations for the 2024 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor – Supporting Actor and Best Original Score.

Sterling K. Brown, 48, won a Primetime Emmy for his starring role in The People v.

The annual Academy Awards of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is one of the most famous and prestigious film events in the world.