Here's a very, very early tip for your 2016 Oscar pool: Go ahead and check off Meryl Streep's name in the Best Supporting Actress category now. The first trailer for Suffragette — which features Streep as famed political activist Emmeline Pankhurst — seems all but guaranteed to land the actress a record-setting 20th Oscar nomination:
Suffragette follows Maud (Carey Mulligan), a young British housewife who becomes active in the political movement aimed at securing women the right to vote. "Never underestimate the power we women have to define our own destinies. We have been left with no alternative. Defy this government!" says Streep, a vocal leader of the suffragette movement, in one of several impassioned speeches featured in the trailer.
Suffragette hits U.S. theaters on October 23.
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