Brad Pitt and Laura Dern continued their Award Season winning streak at the SAG Awards.
The 56-year-old actor and 52-year-old actress were both honored in the Outstanding Performance by a Actor in a Supporting Role Male and Female categories, respectively, at the 26th annual event held at the Shrine Auditorium.
Both stars have earned Critics’ Choice and Golden Globes in similar categories in the weeks leading up.
Dynamic duo: Brad Pitt and Laura Dern continued their Award Season winning streak at the SAG Awards
Brad – who was recognized by his peers for his work in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – was the king of one-liners as he looked at his green actor award and quipped: ‘I have to add this to my Tinder bio.’
Earlier in the night, Phoebe Waller-Bridge honored her Fleabag castmates as she won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.
Despite talking about the cast of the series earnestly, The 34-year-old actress did show off her signature charm as she joked about her ‘painted on abs.’
Phoebe beat out an impressive field including Christina Applegate (Dead to Me), Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), and Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek).
Icon: Phoebe Waller-Bridge was honored with Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series as the SAG Awards kicked off
Unfortunately the cast as a whole did not earn the top honor in the comedy series genre as they lost Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
They also beat out Barry. The Kominsky Method, and Schitt’s Creek.
It was a huge night for the Amazon series as Tony Shalhoub also won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.
He faced stiff-competition including: Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method), Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method), Bill Hader (Barry), and Andrew Scott (Fleabag).
The Screen Actors’ Guild Awards have long been been a bellwether for Oscar success, since actors make up the largest percentage of the Academy.
Squad: Unfortunately the cast as a whole did not earn the top honor in the comedy series genre as they lost Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as `is shown accepting the honor
Beautiful in blue: Lead actress Rachel Brosnahan also shared a few sweet words
Marvelous: Tony Shalhoub also won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
In film, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and The Irishman earned top honors, securing two individual actor nominations and the coveted Best Ensemble honor. Both were also nominated in the stunt ensemble category.
While Tarantino and Scorsese’s films both seemed like shoe-ins, there were also many surprises.
The SAGs rounded out best ensemble with the casts of Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany coming-of-age tale Jojo Rabbit, Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama Bombshell and Bong Joon Ho’s class satire Parasite.
Like Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and The Irishman, Bombshell also dominated the individual acting categories, earning nominations for lead Charlize Theron and supporting players Nicole Kidman Margot Robbie. Their ensemble nom puts Bombshell in the same league as the critically-acclaimed Scorsese and Tarantino films.
Parasite, the much-praised Korean film, makes history as just the second foreign language film to be nominated for the SAGs’ top award.
Notably missing out on the best ensemble nomination was Noah Baumbach’s divorce drama Marriage Story, which earlier this month led the Golden Globe nominations with six nods.
It still came away with acting nominations for its leads, Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, and Laura Dern for best female actor in a supporting role.
Johansson earned double noms for the evening, with a supporting nod for her performance in Jojo Rabbit as well.
Other prominent contenders shut out included Sam Mendes’ WWI thriller 1917, Greta Gerwig’s Louisa May Alcott adaptation Little Women, Lulu Wang´s family drama The Farewell, Fernando Meirelles’ Vatican drama The Two Popes and Rian Johnson’s star-studded whodunit Knives Out.
The nominees for best performance by a female actor in a leading role were: Marriage Story’s Johansson, Bombshell’s Theron, Cynthia Erivo of Harriet, Lupita Nyong’o for Jordan Peele’s horror romp Us and Renee Zellweger for the biopic Judy.
Those picks omitted Saoirse Ronan of Little Women and Awkwafina of The Farewell, whose performance earned her a Golden Globe earlier this month.
Joining Driver and DiCaprio in best actor were Christian Bale for Ford v Ferrari, Taron Egerton in the Elton John biopic Rocketman and Joaquin Phoenix in Joker.
Among those left out were Antonio Banderas for Pain and Glory, Irishman lead Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy for Dolemite Is My Name and Adam Sandler Uncut Gems. (While De Niro wasn’t given an acting nomination, he will be bestowing with the Life Achievement Award at the show.)
Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood) and Jamie Foxx (Just Mercy) were nominated for best male actor in a supporting role.
And while she was snubbed by the Oscars, Jennifer Lopez could be adding to her trophy collection with a nom for best female in a supporting role category.
Things were a toss-up in the TV world.
While Apple TV+’s The Morning Show earned three individual noms for supporting actors Steve Carell and Billy Crudup, and female lead Jennifer Aniston, they failed to get into the ensemble category.
In best drama series ensemble, the actors nominated the casts of Big Little Lies, The Crown, Game of Thrones, The Handmaid’s Tale and Stranger Things.
Comedy ensemble nods went to Barry, Fleabag, The Kominsky Method and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. HBO’s Succession was surprisingly overlooked.
Recently, a SAG ensemble nomination hasn’t been quite as vital for a best-picture winner at the Oscars as in years past.
The last two winners, Green Book and The Shape of Water, managed the feat without a nod for the screen actors’ top award.
Before that, it had been two decades since the SAG Awards didn’t help predict the eventual best-picture winner.
Usually, about four out of five individual SAG nominees go on to land an Oscar nomination.
The SAG Awards air Sunday, January 19, broadcast live on TNT and TBS at 8pm EST/5pm PST.
SAG Awards 2020 Winners
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
- Christian Bale – Ford v Ferrari
- Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
- Adam Driver – Marriage Story
- Taron Egerton – Rocketman
- Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
- Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
- Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
- Lupita Nyong’o – Us
- Charlize Theron – Bombshell
- Renée Zellweger – Judy
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
- Jamie Foxx – Just Mercy
- Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
- Al Pacino – The Irishman
- Joe Pesci – The Irishman
- Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – WINNER
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
- Laura Dern – Marriage Story – WINNER
- Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit
- Nicole Kidman – Bombshell
- Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
- Margot Robbie – Bombshell
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
- Bombshell – Lionsgate
- The Irishman – Netflix
- Jojo Rabbit – Fox
- Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Sony
- Parasite – Neon
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
- Avengers: Endgame
- Ford v Ferrari
- The Irishman
- Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
- Game of Thrones
- Stranger Things
- The Walking Dead
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
- Mahershala Ali – True Detective
- Russell Crowe – The Loudest Voice
- Jared Harris – Chernobyl
- Jharrel Jerome – When They See Us
- Sam Rockwell – Fosse/Verdon
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
- Patricia Arquette – The Act
- Toni Collette – Unbelievable
- Joey King – The Act
- Emily Watson – Chernobyl
- Michelle Williams – Fosse/Verdon – WINNER
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
- Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
- Steve Carell – The Morning Show
- Billy Crudup – The Morning Show
- Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
- David Harbour – Stranger Things
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
- Jennifer Aniston – The Morning Show
- Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown
- Olivia Colman – The Crown
- Jodie Comer – Killing Eve
- Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
- Alan Arkin – The Kominsky Method
- Michael Douglas – The Kominsky Method
- Bill Hader – Barry
- Andrew Scott – Fleabag
- Tony Shalhoub – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – WINNER
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
- Christina Applegate – Dead to Me
- Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- Rachel Brosnahan – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- Catherine O’Hara – Schitt’s Creek
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag – WINNER
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
- Big Little Lies – HBO
- The Crown – Netflix
- Game of Thrones – HBO
- The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu
- Stranger Things – Netflix
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
- Barry – HBO
- Fleabag – Amazon
- The Kominsky Method – Netflix
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Amazon – WINNER
- Schitt’s Creek – CBC Television/Pop TV
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