Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016: The Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild with Anna Faris and Anthony Mackie this morning announced the nominees for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild. The awards will take place in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood.

The annual SAG award nominations this morning were lead in the motion pictures category by Bleecker Street’s production of Trumbo based on the life of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. The film gathered three nominations including one for lead cast member Bryan Cranston.

The announcement also included a new first time nominee Sarah Silverman for her performance in I Smile Back. Other actresses nominated in the same category include Helen Mirren for Woman in Gold, Cate Blanchett for Carol, Saoirse Ronan for Brooklyn and Brie Larson for Room.

The motion picture ensemble award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture nominees included Netflix’s Beasts Of No Nation, Paramount’s The Big Short, Open Road Films’s Spotlight, Universal Pictures’ Straight Outta Compton and Trumbo.

The television category was lead by a trio of series each with three nominations, HBO’s Game Of Thrones, Showtime’s Homeland and Netflix’s House Of Cards. The leading network was Netflix with a total of eight nominations for its shows, films and a christmas special — House of Cards, Beasts Of No Nation, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Orange Is The New Black, A Very Murray Christmas and Marvel’s Daredevil.

The categories nominations also included a first time nomination for Spike TV with Ben Kingsley’s nomination for Best Actor In a TV Movie or Miniseries for Tut.

The comedy ensemble nominees include the cast members of the Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Orange Is The New Black, Transparent, Veep and Comedy Central’s Key & Peele. On the drama side the ensemble nominees are the cast members of Game of Thrones, Homeland, House of Cards, Downton Abbey and Mad Men.

The 22nd SAG Awards will be nationally simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT.

22nd ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS NOMINATIONS:

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role
Bryan Cranston – Dalton Trumbo – Trumbo – Bleecker Street
Johnny Depp – James Whitey Bulger – Black Mass – Warner Bros. Pictures
Leonardo Dicaprio – Hugh Glass – The Revenant – 20th Century Fox
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs – Steve Jobs – Universal Pictures
Eddie Redmayne – Einar Wegener/lili Elbe – The Danish Girl – Focus Features

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role
Cate Blanchett – Carol Aird – Carol – The Weinstein Company
Brie Larson – Ma – Room – A24
Helen Mirren – Maria Altmann – Woman In Gold – The Weinstein Company
Saoirse Ronan – Eilis – Brooklyn – Fox Searchlight Pictures
Sarah Silverman – Laney Brooks – I Smile Back – Broad Green Pictures

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Christian Bale – Michael Burry – The Big Short – Paramount Pictures
Idris Elba – Commandant – Beasts Of No Nation – Netflix
Mark Rylance – Abel Rudolph – Bridge Of Spies – Dreamworks
Michael Shannon – Rick Carver – 99 Homes – Broad Green Pictures
Jacob Tremblay – Jack – Room – A24

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role
Rooney Mara – Therese Belivet – Carol – The Weinstein Company
Rachel Mcadams – Sacha Pfeiffer – Spotlight – Open Road Films
Helen Mirren – Hedda Hopper – Trumbo – Bleecker Street
Alicia Vikander – Gerda Wegener – The Danish Girl – Focus Features
Kate Winslet – Joanna Hoffman – Steve Jobs – Universal Pictures

Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture

Beasts Of No Nation – Netflix
Abraham Attah – Agu
Kurt Egyiawan – 2nd I-c
Idris Elba – Commandant

The Big Short – Paramount Pictures
Christian Bale – Michael Burry
Steve Carell – Mark Baum
Ryan Gosling – Jared Vennett
Melissa Leo – Georgia Hale
Hamish Linklater – Porter Collins
John Magaro – Charlie Geller
Brad Pitt – Ben Rickert
Rafe Spall – Danny Moses
Jeremy Strong – Vinny Peters
Marisa Tomei – Cynthia Baum
Finn Wittrock – Jamie Shipley

Spotlight – Open Road Films
Billy Crudup – Eric Macleish
Brian D’arcy James – Matty Carroll
Michael Keaton – Walter Robby Robinson
Rachel Mcadams – Sacha Pfeiffer
Mark Ruffalo – Michael Rezendes
Liev Schreiber – Marty Baron
John Slattery – Ben Bradlee, Jr.
Stanley Tucci – Mitchell Garabedian

Straight Outta Compton – Universal Pictures
Neil Brown Jr. – Dj Yella
Paul Giamatti – Jerry Heller
Corey Hawkins – Dr. Dre
Aldis Hodge – Mc Ren
O’shea Jackson Jr. – Ice Cube
Jason Mitchell – Eazy-e

Trumbo – Bleecker Street
Adewale Akinnuoye-agbaje – Virgil Brooks
Louis C.k. – Arlen Hird
Bryan Cranston – Dalton Trumbo
David James Elliott – John Wayne
Elle Fanning – Niki Trumbo
John Goodman – Frank King
Diane Lane – Cleo Trumbo
Helen Mirren – Hedda Hopper
Michael Stuhlbarg – Edward G. Robinson
Alan Tudyk – Ian Mclellan Hunter

Television Programs

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Idris Elba – Dci John Luther – Luther – BBC America
Ben Kingsley – Grand Vizier Ay – Tut – Spike
Ray Liotta – Lorca/tom Mitchell – Texas Rising – History
Bill Murray – Himself – A Very Murray Christmas – Netflix
Mark Rylance – Thomas Cromwell – Wolf Hall – Masterpiece/PBS

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Nicole Kidman – Grace – Grace Of Monaco – Lifetime
Queen Latifah – Bessie Smith – Bessie – HBO
Christina Ricci – Lizzie Borden – The Lizzie Borden Chronicles – Lifetime
Susan Sarandon – Gladys Mortenson – The Secret Life Of Marilyn Monroe – Lifetime
Kristen Wiig – Delores Dewinter – The Spoils Before Dying – IFC

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Drama Series
Peter Dinklage – Tyrion Lannister – Game Of Thrones – HBO
Jon Hamm – Don Draper – Mad Men – AMC
Rami Malek – Elliot – Mr. Robot – Usa Network
Bob Odenkirk – Jimmy Mcgill – Better Call Saul – AMC
Kevin Spacey – Francis Underwood – House Of Cards – Netflix

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Drama Series
Claire Danes – Carrie Mathison – Homeland – Showtime
Viola Davis – Annalise Keating – How To Get Away With Murder – ABC
Julianna Margulies – Alicia Florrick – The Good Wife – CBS
Maggie Smith – Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess Of Grantham – Downton Abbey – Masterpiece/PBS
Robin Wright – Claire Underwood – House Of Cards – Netflix

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Comedy Series
Ty Burrell – Phil Dunphy – Modern Family – ABC
Louis C.k. – Louie – Louie – Fx Networks
William H. Macy – Frank – Shameless – Showtime
Jim Parsons – Sheldon Cooper – The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Jeffrey Tambor – Maura Pfefferman – Transparent – Amazon

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba – Suzanne Crazy Eyes Warren – Orange Is The New Black – Netflix
Edie Falco – Jackie Peyton – Nurse Jackie – Showtime
Ellie Kemper – Kimmy Schmidt – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Julia Louis-dreyfus – President Selina Meyer – Veep – HBO
Amy Poehler – Leslie Knope – Parks And Recreation – NBC

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series

Downton Abbey – Masterpiece/PBS
Hugh Bonneville – Robert, Earl Of Grantham
Laura Carmichael – Lady Edith Crawley
Jim Carter – Mr. Carson
Raquel Cassidy – Baxter
Brendan Coyle – Mr. Bates
Tom Cullen – Anthony Gillingham
Michelle Dockery – Lady Mary Crawley
Kevin Doyle – Mr. Molesley
Joanne Froggatt – Anna Bates
Lily James – Lady Rose
Robert James-collier – Thomas Barrow
Allen Leech – Tom Branson
Phyllis Logan – Mrs. Hughes
Elizabeth Mcgovern – Cora, Countess Of Grantham
Sophie Mcshera – Daisy
Lesley Nicol – Mrs. Patmore
Julian Ovenden – Charles Blake
David Robb – Dr. Clarkson
Maggie Smith – Violet, Dowager Countess Of Grantham
Penelope Wilton – Isobel Crawley

Game Of Thrones – HBO
Alfie Allen – Theon Greyjoy
Ian Beattie – Ser Meryn Trant
John Bradley – Samwell Tarly
Gwendoline Christie – Brienne Of Tarth
Emilia Clarke – Daenerys Targaryen
Michael Condron – Bowen Marsh
Nikolaj Coster-waldau – Jaime Lannister
Ben Crompton – Dolorous Edd
Liam Cunningham – Ser Davos Seaworth
Stephen Dillane – Stannis Baratheon
Peter Dinklage – Tyrion Lannister
Nathalie Emmanuel – Missandei
Tara Fitzgerald – Selyse Baratheon
Jerome Flynn – Bronn
Brian Fortune – Othell Yarwyck
Joel Fry – Hizdahr Zo Loraq
Aidan Gillen – Littlefinger Petyr Baelish
Iain Glen – Ser Jorah Mormont
Kit Harington – Jon Snow
Lena Headey – Cersei Lannister
Michiel Huisman – Daario Naharis
Hannah Murray – Gilly
Brenock O’connor – Olly
Daniel Portman – Podrick Payne
Iwan Rheon – Ramsay Snow
Owen Teale – Ser Alliser Thorne
Sophie Turner – Sansa Stark
Carice Van Houten – Melisandre
Maisie Williams – Arya Stark
Tom Wlaschiha – Jaqen H’ghar

Homeland – Showtime
F. Murray Abraham – Dar Adal
Atheer Adel – Numan
Claire Danes – Carrie Mathison
Alexander Fehling – Jonas Hollander
Rupert Friend – Peter Quinn
Nina Hoss – Astrid
René David Ifrah – Bibi
Mark Ivanir – Ivan Krupin
Sebastian Koch – Otto Dűring
Miranda Otto – Allison Carr
Mandy Patinkin – Saul Berenson
Sarah Sokolovic – Laura Sutton

House Of Cards – Netflix
Mahershala Ali – Remy Danton
Derek Cecil – Seth Grayson
Nathan Darrow – Edward Meechum
Michael Kelly – Doug Stamper
Elizabeth Marvel – Heather Dunbar
Molly Parker – Jackie Sharp
Jimmi Simpson – Gavin Orsay
Kevin Spacey – Francis Underwood
Robin Wright – Claire Underwood

Mad Men – AMC
Sola Bamis – Shirley
Stephanie Drake – Meredith
Jay R. Ferguson – Stan Rizzo
Bruce Greenwood – Richard Burghoff
Jon Hamm – Don Draper
Christina Hendricks – Joan Harris
January Jones – Betty Francis
Vincent Kartheiser – Pete Campbell
Elisabeth Moss – Peggy Olson
Kevin Rahm – Ted Chaough
Kiernan Shipka – Sally Draper
John Slattery – Roger Sterling
Rich Sommer – Harry Crane
Aaron Staton – Ken Cosgrove
Mason Vale Cotton – Bobby Draper

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Mayim Bialik – Amy Farrah Fowler
Kaley Cuoco – Penny
Johnny Galecki – Leonard Hofstadter
Simon Helberg – Howard Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar – Rajesh Koothrappali
Jim Parsons – Sheldon Cooper
Melissa Rauch – Bernadette Rostenkowski-wolowitz

Key & Peele – Comedy Central
Keegan-michael Key – Various Characters
Jordan Peele – Various Characters

Modern Family – ABC
Julie Bowen – Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell – Phil Dunphy
Aubrey Anderson Emmons – Lily Tucker-pritchett
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Mitchell Pritchett
Nolan Gould – Luke Dunphy
Sarah Hyland – Haley Dunphy
Ed O’neill – Jay Pritchett
Rico Rodriguez – Manny Delgado
Eric Stonestreet – Cameron Tucker
Sofia Vergara – Gloria Delgado-pritchett
Ariel Winter – Alex Dunphy

Orange Is The New Black – Netflix
Uzo Aduba – Suzanne Crazy Eyes Warren
Mike Birbiglia – Danny Pearson
Marsha Stephanie Blake – Berdie Rogers
Danielle Brooks – Tasha Taystee Jefferson
Laverne Cox – Sophia Burset
Jackie Cruz – Marisol Flaca Gonzales
Catherine Curtin – Wanda Bell
Lea Delaria – Carrie Big Boo Black
Beth Fowler – Sister Jane Ingalls
Joel Marsh Garland – Scott O’neill
Kimiko Glenn – Brook Soso
Annie Golden – Norma Romano
Diane Guerrero – Maritza Ramos
Michael J. Harney – Sam Healy
Vicky Jeudy – Janae Watson
Selenis Leyva – Gloria Mendoza
Taryn Manning – Tiffany Pennsatucky Doggett
Adrienne C. Moore – Black Cindy
Kate Mulgrew – Galina Red Reznikov
Emma Myles – Leanne Taylor
Matt Peters – Joel Luschek
Lori Petty – Lolly Whitehill
Jessica Pimentel – Maria Ruiz
Dascha Polanco – Dayanara Diaz
Laura Prepon – Alex Vause
Elizabeth Rodriguez – Aleida Diaz
Ruby Rose – Stella Carlin
Nick Sandow – Joe Caputo
Abigail Savage – Gina
Taylor Schilling – Piper Chapman
Constance Shulman – Yoga Jones
Dale Soules – Frieda
Yael Stone – Lorna Morello
Samira Wiley – Poussey Washington

Transparent – Amazon
Alexandra Billings – Davina Rejennae
Carrie Brownstein – Syd Feldman
Jay Duplass – Josh Pfefferman
Kathryn Hahn – Raquel Fein
Gaby Hoffmann – Ali Pfefferman
Cherry Jones – Leslie Mackinaw
Amy Landecker – Sarah Pfefferman
Judith Light – Shelly Pfefferman
Hari Nef – Gittel/gerson
Emily Robinson – Rose Boymelgreen
Jeffrey Tambor – Maura Pfefferman

Veep – HBO
Diedrich Bader – Bill Ericsson
Sufe Bradshaw – Sue Wilson
Anna Chlumsky – Amy Brookheimer
Gary Cole – Kent Davidson
Kevin Dunn – Ben Cafferty
Tony Hale – Gary Walsh
Hugh Laurie – Tom James
Julia Louis-dreyfus – President Selina Meyer
Phil Reeves – Doyle
Sam Richardson – Richard
Reid Scott – Dan Egan
Timothy Simons – Jonah Ryan
Sarah Sutherland – Catherine
Matt Walsh – Mike Mclintock

Honors For Stunt Ensembles

Outstanding Action Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Motion Picture
Everest – Universal Pictures
Furious 7 – Universal Pictures
Jurassic World – Universal Pictures
Mad Max: Fury Road – Warner Bros. Pictures
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – Paramount Pictures

Outstanding Action Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Comedy Or Drama Series
The Blacklist – NBC
Game Of Thrones – HBO
Homeland – Showtime
Marvel’s Daredevil – Netflix
The Walking Dead – AMC

Life Achievement Award

52nd Annual Sag Life Achievement Award
Carol Burnett

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment, Inc. and nationally simulcast live on TNT and TBS. TBS and TNT subscribers will be able to watch the SAG Awards live through the networks’ websites and mobile apps. In addition, TNT will present a primetime encore of the ceremony immediately following the live presentation.


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