Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Screen Actors Guild Awards Snub “Billie Holiday,” Revive “Hillbilly Elegy,” Chadwick Boseman Gets 4 Nominations


The SAG nominations are in and they’re better than the Golden Globes but still lacking. The SAG members snubbed Andra Day and “The United States vs. Billie Holiday.” Hopefully, Academy voters will nominate Day and the movie, overcoming this terrible omission.

SAG otherwise did pretty well. Their Best Ensemble category is a precursor to the Oscars although “Nomadland” is excluded. It’s not really an ensemble piece. And they left out “The Father” and “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Too many good ensembles this year! “NOmadland” will still win Best Picture at the Oscars.

Chadwick Boseman has four nominations! Two for acting solo, two for acting in ensembles. That’s quite a tribute to him.

“Hillbilly Elegy” was revived, with Amy Adams and Glenn Close getting nominations for their work. Deserved. That movie was maligned without reason or cause.

Jared Leto continues to surprise. His work in “The Little Things” has certainly gotten attention. I was hoping Glynn Turman would get that spot.

The SAG Awards will be held April 4th and shown on TNT.

Ensemble in a Motion Picture
“Da 5 Bloods”
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
“One Night in Miami”
“The Trial of the Chicago Seven”

Actor in a Motion Picture
Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal”)
Chadwick Boseman (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”)
Anthony Hopkins (“The Father”)
Steven Yeun (“Minari”)
Gary Oldman (“Mank”)

Supporting Actor
Chadwick Boseman (“Da 5 Bloods”)
Sacha Baron Cohen (“The Trial of the Chicago 7”)
Daniel Kaluuya (“Judas and the Black Messiah”)
Jared Leto (“The Little Things”)
Leslie Odom, Jr. (“One Night in Miami”)

Actress in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams (“Hillbilly Elegy”)
Viola Davis (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”)
Vanessa Kirby (“Pieces of a Woman”)
Frances McDormand (“Nomadland”)
Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”)

Supporting Actress
Maria Bakalova (“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”)
Glenn Close (“Hillbilly Elegy”)
Olivia Colman (“The Father”)
Youn Yuh-Jung (“Minari”)
Helena Zengel (“News of the World”)

Ensemble in a Drama Series
“Better Call Saul”
“The Crown”
“Lovecraft Country”

Actor in a Drama
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
Sterling K. Brown (“This is Us”)
Josh O’Connor (“The Crown”)
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)
Regé-Jean Page (“Bridgerton”)

Actor in a Comedy Series
Nicholas Hoult (“The Great”)
Dan Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”)
Eugene Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”)
Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”)
Ramy Youssef (“Ramy”)

Comedy Series Ensemble
“Dead to Me”
“The Flight Attendant”
“The Great”
“Schitt’s Creek”
“Ted Lasso”

Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Bill Camp (“The Queen’s Gambit”)
Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton”)
Hugh Grant (“The Undoing”)
Ethan Hawke (“The Good Lord Bird”)
Mark Ruffalo (“I Know This Much Is True”)

Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Cate Blanchett (“Mrs. America”)
Nicole Kidman (“The Undoing”)
Anya Taylor-Joy (“The Queen’s Gambit”
Michaela Coel (“I May Destroy You”)
Kerry Washington (“Little Fires Everywhere”)

Actress in a Comedy
Christina Applegate (“Dead to Me”)
Linda Cardellini (“Dead to Me”)
Kaley Cuoco (“The Flight Attendant”)
Annie Murphy (“Schitt’s Creek”)
Catherine O’Hara (“Schitt’s Creek”)

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