Screen Actors Guild Awards to offer Oscars preview – What We Know!

Screen Actors Guild Awards to offer Oscars preview

The twenty eighth Display screen Actors Guild Awards will kick off with a “Hamilton” reunion, function a lifetime achievement award for Helen Mirren and, perhaps, provide a preview of the upcoming Academy Awards.

The SAG Awards, going down at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, start at 8 p.m. EST Sunday and air on each TNT and TBS. (The present will even be obtainable to stream Monday on HBO Max.) After the January Golden Globes have been a non-event, the Display screen Actors Guild Awards will probably be Hollywood’s first main, televised, in-person award present — full with a pink carpet and teary-eyed speeches — this 12 months.

Whereas the Academy Awards aren’t mandating vaccination for presenters (simply attendees), it’s required for the SAG Awards, that are voted on by the Hollywood actors’ guild SAG-AFTRA. One actor within the solid of the Paramount collection “Yellowstone,” Forrie J. Smith, has stated he received’t attend as a result of he isn’t vaccinated.


“Hamilton” trio Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs will open the ceremony. Kate Winslet is to current the actors’ lifetime achievement award to Mirren, a five-time SAG Award winner.

A starry group of nominees — together with Will Smith, Girl Gaga, Denzel Washington, Nicole Kidman and Ben Affleck — will ensure the SAG Award don’t lack for glamour.

5 movies are nominated for the SAG Awards’ prime honor, greatest ensemble: Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast,” Sian Heder’s coming-of-age drama “CODA,” Adam McKay’s apocalypse comedy “Don’t Look Up,” Ridley Scott’s high-camp “Home of Gucci” and Reinaldo Marcus Inexperienced’s household tennis drama “King Richard.”

The main Oscar nominee, Jane Campion’s “The Energy of the Canine,” did not land a greatest ensemble nominations however three of its actors — Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Kodi Smit-McPhee — are up for particular person awards.


Successful greatest ensemble doesn’t routinely make a film the Oscar favourite, however actors maintain the biggest sway as a result of they represent the biggest proportion of the Academy of Movement Footage Arts and Sciences. Final 12 months, the actors selected Aaron Sorkin’s Nineteen Sixties courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” whereas greatest image on the Oscars went to “Nomadland.” The 12 months earlier than, SAG’s decide of “Parasite” presaged the Oscar winner.

Within the tv classes, Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” is available in with a number one 5 nominations, carefully trailed by HBO’s “Succession,” Apple’s “The Morning Present” and Netflix’s much-watched “Squid Sport” — all of that are up for 4 awards.

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