LOS ANGELES — Sooner or later after the Hollywood International Press Affiliation unveiled its Golden Globe nominations, the Screen Actors Guild will unveil nominations Thursday for its twenty seventh annual awards, which are sometimes robust predictors of the eventual success of performers on Oscar evening.
The nominations will be announced live at 7:50 a.m. Pacific time on the Guild’s Instagram feed, @sagawards.
The SAG Awards are chosen by actors, making them a prized honor amongst performers because it represents peer recognition. The awards are additionally voted upon by a far bigger group than the roughly 90-member HFPA that presents the Golden Globes.
For the reason that awards acknowledge actors — even the statuette is named The Actor — SAG doesn’t have any “finest image” prizes. However its high award is for the perfect ensemble solid of a movement image, and scoring a nod in that class may affect Oscar voting when it begins subsequent month.
The biopic “Mank” led the Golden Globe nominations with six, together with a finest actor nod for Gary Oldman and supporting-actress nomination for Amanda Seyfried. Oldman is definitely within the working for a SAG nod, however there’s loads of competitors, led by what is bound to be a sentimental and well-deserved nod for the late Chadwick Boseman for his position in “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside.”
Riz Ahmed can also be a probable contender for “Sound of Steel,” together with Anthony Hopkins for “The Father.” Director Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” was snubbed by the Golden Globes, however actor Delroy Lindo may work his approach into the SAG lead-actor class.
Viola Davis is nearly assured of a finest actress nomination for “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside,” whereas Frances McDormand ought to rating a nod for “Nomadland” and Carey Mulligan for her intriguing flip in “Promising Younger Lady.” Different doable contenders embrace Andra Day for “The USA vs. Billie Vacation,” Vanessa Kirby for “Items of a Lady” and Nicole Beharie for “Miss Juneteenth.”
As for that ensemble solid award, the chances appear huge. “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside” was rife with robust performances and will land a nod, in addition to “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “One Evening in Miami” and “Nomadland.” The Korean-American movie “Minari” was banished to the foreign-language class on the Globes, however may earn recognition from SAG within the high class.
For tv programming, Netflix’s “The Crown” is at all times a high contender from drama ensemble, with different good bets together with Netflix’s “Ozark,” NBC’s “That is Us,” AMC’s “Higher Name Saul,” HBO’s “Lovecraft Nation” and “Perry Mason” and Netflix’s well-liked “Bridgerton.”
Emmy winner “Schitt’s Creek” seems inevitable to seize a nod for finest comedy collection ensemble, whereas newcomer “Ted Lasso” from Apple TV+ may pressure its approach into the class. Different potentialities embrace ABC’s “black-ish,” HBO Max’s “The Flight Attendant,” FX’s “What We Do within the Shadows” and Netflix’s “Useless to Me.”
The nominations will be announced on the live Instagram feed by Lily Collins (“Emily in Paris” and “Mank”) and Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton, “Snowpiercer”).
After a number of reschedulings due to COVID-19 and a dispute with the Recording Academy over the March 14 date for the Grammys, the SAG Awards ceremony has been set for six p.m. Pacific time (9 p.m. Japanese) April 4 and can air on the TNT and TBS cable networks. The present will repeat at 8 p.m. Pacific time.