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Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations: Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Olivia Colman within the working

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Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed particular person nominations for the twenty eighth Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, whereas the casts of Belfast and CODA had been amongst these nominated for the guild’s prime award, greatest ensemble.
The nominees had been introduced Wednesday by actors Vanessa Hudgens and Rosario Dawson on Instagram Live. While the nominations had been performed just about as a result of surge in COVID-19 circumstances, the streamed announcement nonetheless represented one of the vital significant mornings in an awards season largely snuffed out by the pandemic.
Don’t Look Up scored a nomination within the ensemble class. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Joining Belfast and CODA for greatest ensemble had been the casts for House of Gucci, Don’t Look Up and King Richard. Notably ignored had been the casts of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story (which did land a supporting nod for Ariana DeBose) and Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog. Campion’s movie, although, landed three particular person SAG noms: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
The Golden Globes, often the kickoff social gathering within the ultimate stretch main as much as the Academy Awards, made barely a peep. They had been unceremoniously introduced Sunday on Twitter in a personal ceremony as a result of Hollywood’s boycott of the beleaguered Hollywood Foreign Press Association over variety and moral points. The Omicron surge additionally prompted the Critics Choice Awards to postpone its January 9 in-person gala. For the second 12 months, Oscar season has gone digital — and struggled to make a lot noise.
Will Smith in a nonetheless from King Richard.
The nominees for greatest male lead actor are: Will Smith (King Richard), Cumberbatch, Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth), Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom!) and Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos).
Up for greatest feminine lead are: Lady Gaga (House of Gucci), Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter), Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos) and Jennifer Hudson (Respect).
Nicole Kidman performs Lucille Ball in Being the Ricardos.
The SAG Awards, offered by the actors guild SAG-AFTRA, are among the many most dependable Oscar bellwethers. Seldom does a film or efficiency not nominated by the display screen actors find yourself profitable on the Academy Awards. Actors make up the largest share of the movie academy, so their selections have the most important sway.
But final 12 months, SAG and the academy diverged greater than normal. Only one in all its performing winners — Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah) — repeated on the Oscars. (The different SAG winners had been Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and Yuh-Jung Youn in Minari.) The Aaron Sorkin courtroom drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 gained greatest ensemble at a digital SAG Awards whereas Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland — which included many nonprofessional actors and went unnominated for ensemble — triumphed on the Oscars.
The twenty eighth annual SAG Awards are to be held on February 27 and can be broadcast on TNT and TBS. The Oscars are scheduled for March 27.