Thursday, December 18, 2008

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award Nominations

The nominations for the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning during a press conference by Angela Bassett and Eric McCormack:
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The nominees for outstanding performance by a cast are:
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
"Doubt"
"Frost/Nixon,"
"Milk"
"Slumdog Millionaire."
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The nominees for outstanding performance by a lead actor are:
Richard Jenkins ("The Visitor")
Frank Langella ("Frost/Nixon")
Sean Penn ("Milk")
Brad Pitt ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button")
Mickey Rourke ("The Wrestler").
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The nominees for outstanding performance by a lead actress are:
Anne Hathaway ("Rachel Getting Married")
Angelina Jolie ("Changeling")
Melissa Leo ("Frozen River")
Meryl Streep ("Doubt")
Kate Winslet ("Revolutionary Road").
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The nominees for outstanding performance by a supporting actor are:
Josh Brolin ("Milk")
Robert Downey Jr. ("Tropic Thunder")
Philip Seymour Hoffman ("Doubt")
Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight")
Dev Patel ("Slumdog Millionaire")
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The nominees for outstanding performance by a supporting actress are:
Amy Adams ("Doubt")
Penelope Cruz ("Vicky Cristina Barcelona")
Viola Davis ("Doubt")
Kate Winslet ("The Reader")
Taraji P. Henson ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button")

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The nominees for outstanding performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries are:
LAURA DERN / Katherine Harris - "RECOUNT" (HBO)
LAURA LINNEY / Abigail Adams - "JOHN ADAMS" (HBO)
SHIRLEY MacLAINE / Coco Chanel - "COCO CHANEL" (Lifetime)
SUSAN SURANDON/ Doris Duke - "BENARD AND DORIS" (HBO)
PHYLICIA RASHAD / Lena Younger - "A RAISIN IN THE SUN" (Lifetime)

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Screen Actors Guild Awards 45th Annual Life Achievement Award - James Earl Jones
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For Academy Award watchers, the SAG Award nominations are considered a pretty good forecast for Oscar acting nominations.
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The 15th annual SAG Awards are scheduled to air on January 25. The show will air on TNT and TBS.
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Congrats to all the nominees!

1 comment:

DRAMA DUPREE said...

THANKS FOR THE INFO... AND IT WAS NICE HOW YOU HIGHLIGHTED OUR PEOPLE OF COLOR... KISSES