‘BlacKKKlansman,”The Favourite,’ and ‘A Star is Born’ Lead the 2018 SAG Award Nominations

‘BlacKKKlansman,”The Favourite,’ and ‘A Star is Born’ Lead the 2018 SAG Award Nominations

Which ‘star will be born’ at this year’s ceremony?

Awards season marches on! The nominees for the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were announced this morning, honoring the very best in on-screen performances of 2018.

Selected by a jury of their peers (i.e. actors), the SAG nominations are typically viewed as the strongest prognosticator in predicting which actors will be nominated for Academy Awards. What does that mean, analysis-wise? Well, it’s good news for the three leading ladies of Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite and not-so-great news for Ethan Hawke of First Reformed, Elsie Fisher of Eighth Grade, Toni Collette of Hereditary, and Regina King of If Beale Street Could Talk.

Shockingly, it’s looking more and more likely that Emily Blunt will be nominated for an upcoming Academy Award for her performance in the Disney musical/sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, given her SAG and Golden Globe nomination for her starring in the title role. Blunt is a double-nominee at the SAG Awards this year, also being recognized for her supporting turn in A Quiet Place.

The 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on Sunday, January 27th from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, and below is the complete list of theatrically-released feature films being honored at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards.

A Star Is Born
Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
Crazy Rich Asians

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
Christian Bale, Vice
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
Glenn Close, The Wife
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Lady Gaga, A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott, A Star is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Amy Adams, Vice
Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place
Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

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