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After SAG Awards Win, Oscar Buzz Spikes for Will Smith

'King Richard' role may earn him first Academy Award; same for Jessica Chastain for Tammy Faye biopic

(Newser) - It's not a guarantee that if you win a Screen Actors Guild Award you'll also be taking home an Academy Award, but your odds do shoot up. That's why there's now Oscar buzz around Will Smith and Jessica Chastain, who both took home the top acting...

CODA Takes Top Honors at an Unpredictable SAG Awards

'Succession,' 'Squid Game,' 'Ted Lasso,' Will Smith also take home awards

(Newser) - In an upset, the deaf family drama CODA took top honors at an unpredictable and history-making 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards that also saw wins for the leads of Squid Game, the cast of Ted Lasso, and Will Smith. The ceremony, held Sunday at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California,...

Here Are Your Screen Actors Guild Award Winners

'The Trial of the Chicago 7' takes the top prize

(Newser) - The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 took the top prize Sunday at a virtual Screen Actors Guild Awards where actors of color, for the first time, swept the individual film awards. The 27th SAG Awards, presented by the Hollywood actors’...

Screen Actors Guild Says Trump Can Never Rejoin

'An attack against one is an attack against all'

(Newser) - Donald Trump resigned from the Screen Actors Guild before the union could formally expel him—but if he ever wants to return, that door is now closed. The SAG-AFTRA national board passed a resolution Sunday "preemptively denying any potential re-admission applications by former member Donald J. Trump," USA ...

Trump Resigns From SAG With Epic Letter

He addresses union president Gabrielle Carteris in defiant note

(Newser) - Donald Trump is officially no longer a member of the Screen Actors Guild, but not because the union expelled him, as it seemed to be on the verge of doing . No, the former president resigned before he could be kicked out, via a letter to current SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris....

For Chadwick Boseman, 4 Posthumous Nominations

Actor nominated by Screen Actors Guild for his work in 2 films

(Newser) - Chadwick Boseman received four posthumous nominations from the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday, while the Korean-American family drama Minari and Spike Lee's Vietnam veteran drama Da 5 Bloods were among the nominees for best ensemble. Boseman, who died last August at age 43 , was nominated not...

Trump Might Be Getting Kicked Out of the SAG

'Donald Trump attacked the values that this union holds most sacred'

(Newser) - After leaving the White House, President Trump may lose his SAG card, too. The Screen Actors Guild said Tuesday that the SAG-AFTRA board voted "overwhelmingly" that there is probable cause that Trump violated its guidelines for membership, the AP reports. The charges, the guild said, are for Trump's...

SAG Awards Include a Pitt-Aniston Moment

Both win, as does 'Parasite'

(Newser) - Parasite has officially infected Hollywood's award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the frontrunner 1917 at next month’s Academy...

SAG Awards Nominees Out, and Some Big Names Missing

Robert DeNiro didn't make the cut

(Newser) - The list of nominees for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which air Jan. 19 on TNT and TBS, was revealed Wednesday. USA Today points out some of the most notable snubs, among them, Eddie Murphy for Dolemite Is My Name (he did get a Golden Globe nom),...

Black Panther Takes Top Honor at SAG Awards

Glenn Close, Rami Malek won lead acting categories

(Newser) - Black Panther took the top award at Sunday's 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards, giving Ryan Coogler's superhero sensation its most significant awards-season honor yet and potentially setting up Wakanda for a major role at next month's Academy Awards. The two leading Oscar nominees—Roma and The Favourite—...

A Shining Star, Plenty of Snubs at SAG Nominations

'Vice' misses out on best ensemble nod

(Newser) - A Star Is Born leads nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner, reports the AP . In nominations announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, the actors guild—one of the...

Three Billboards Sweeps SAG Awards
Three Billboards
Sweeps SAG Awards

Three Billboards Sweeps SAG Awards

This Is Us, Veep had big wins on the TV side

(Newser) - The Western-inspired revenge tale Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri swept the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday with wins for best ensemble, best actress for Frances McDormand, and best supporting actor for Sam Rockwell. It was almost an exact repeat of the major Golden Globe Awards wins, with Gary Oldman...

Hidden Figures, Stranger Things Win Big at SAGs

Shameless, Veep, Crown stars also scored SAGs

(Newser) - The cast of Hidden Figures won the Screen Actors Guild Award for best film cast on Sunday, beating out several other Oscar best picture contenders. The movie, which tells the story of a group of black female mathematicians who were crucial to the United States' successes during the early days...

#OscarsSoWhite? Not SAG, Sundance

Big wins for diverse actors, productions Saturday night at 2 ceremonies

(Newser) - In a flurry of wins at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Sundance Film Festival, diversity made itself forcefully heard, reports the AP . Over a few hours Saturday night, the SAG Awards and Sundance showered honors on performers and films that presented a stark contrast to the crisis that...

Birdman Takes Top SAG Prize
 Birdman Takes Top SAG Prize 

Birdman Takes Top SAG Prize

Comedy gets 2nd Oscar boost in 2 days

(Newser) - A big Oscar boost for Birdman: The dark showbiz comedy took home the top prize at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards last night, winning best ensemble the day after it won the top honor at the Producer Guild Awards. The movie has now overtaken Boyhood as front-runner for Best...

Birdman Leads SAG Nominations

Snags 4 nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards

(Newser) - The dark showbiz comedy Birdman topped this morning's Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations with four, including best ensemble cast. Star Michael Keaton was recognized for his work, as well as supporting co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton. Following with three nominations each were the coming-of-age tale and critics award...

McConaughey, Hustle Win at SAGs
 Hustle Win at SAGs 

McConaughey, Hustle Win at SAGs

Awards season is beginning to look sort of set

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey and American Hustle are beginning to make the Oscars look sort of inevitable, adding Screen Actors Guild Awards wins last night to their Golden Globes . McConaughey again took home the lead actor award for Dallas Buyers Club, which also earned Jared Leto a best supporting actor award, while...

12 Years a Slave Dominates SAG Awards Nods

Gets 4 nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards

(Newser) - SAG Awards nominations have been announced, and leading the pack is 12 Years a Slave. The film received four nods: lead actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), supporting actor (Michael Fassbender), supporting actress (Lupita Nyong’o), and the biggest trophy of all, cast ensemble (often a bellwether for Best Picture at the Oscars)....

Argo Snags Top Prize at SAG Awards

Affleck's CIA thriller continues awards sweep despite Oscar diss

(Newser) - Ben Affleck's Argo is heading into the Oscars with huge momentum, after taking the top prize at last night's Screen Actors Guild Awards. The thriller about a 1980 CIA plan to rescue hostages in Iran took the Best Ensemble prize, adding to prizes including Best Drama and Best...

Lincoln, Les Mis Lead SAG Nominees

'Silver Linings Playbook,' Maggie Smith also get 4 each

(Newser) - Three movies dominate the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations today with four nominations each: Lincoln, Les Miserables, and Silver Linings Playbook. All three were nominated in the best lead actor category (for Daniel Day-Lewis, Hugh Jackman, and Bradley Cooper, respectively) as well as the supporting actress category (Sally Field, Anne...

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