SAG Award Nominees Are Out & Twitter’s All Worked Up

12 Dec, 2018

The nominations for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were unveiled Wednesday.

A Star Is Born leads the SAG Awards film nominees with a total of four, including best ensemble, best actor for Bradley Cooper, best actress for Lady Gaga and best supporting actor for Sam Elliott.

BlacKkKlansman and The Favourite followed with three SAG Awards nominations each. BlacKkKlansman also will compete for best ensemble alongside A Star Is Born, along with Black Panther, Bohemian Rhapsody and Crazy Rich Asians.

On the TV side, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Ozark lead with four SAG Awards nominations apiece, followed by Barry, GLOW, The Handmaid’s Tale and The Kominsky Method with three nods each.

Vying for best drama series ensemble are The Americans, Better Call Saul, The Handmaid’s Tale, Ozark and This Is Us. Best comedy series ensemble honors will be a competition among Atlanta, Barry, GLOW, The Kominsky Method and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Meanwhile, several actors earned more than one SAG Awards nomination for their individual performances and as part of an ensemble, but three earned two noms for their solo performances: Amy Adams (Sharp Objects, Vice), Emma Stone (The Favourite, Maniac) and Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns, A Quiet Place).

Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s Eight) and Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black, the upcoming Bad Hair) announced the SAG Awards nominees at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Also on hand was SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris.

Before that announcement, SAG Awards committee chair JoBeth Williams and SAG Awards committee member Elizabeth McLaughlin announced this year’s stunt ensemble action performance nominees.

The  25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will air live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Jan. 27.

As previously announced, Alan Alda will receive the life achievement award.

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