The twenty eighth Screen Actors Guild Awards will kick off with a “Hamilton” reunion, characteristic a lifetime achievement award for Helen Mirren and, perhaps, provide a preview of the upcoming Academy Awards.
The SAG Awards, happening at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, start at 8 p.m. EST Sunday and air on each TNT and TBS. (The present can even be obtainable to stream Monday on HBO Max.) After the January Golden Globes were a non-event, the Display Actors Guild Awards shall be Hollywood’s first main, televised, in-person award present — full with a crimson carpet and teary-eyed speeches — this 12 months.
Whereas the Academy Awards aren’t mandating vaccination for presenters (simply attendees), it is required for the SAG Awards, that are voted on by the Hollywood actors’ guild SAG-AFTRA. One actor within the solid of the Paramount sequence “Yellowstone,” Forrie J. Smith, has stated he will not attend as a result of he is not vaccinated.
“Hamilton” trio Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs will open the ceremony. Kate Winslet is to current the actors’ lifetime achievement award to Mirren, a five-time SAG Award winner.
A starry group of nominees — together with Will Smith, Girl Gaga, Denzel Washington, Nicole Kidman and Ben Affleck — will be sure that the SAG Award do not lack for glamour.
5 movies are nominated for the SAG Awards’ high honor, finest ensemble: Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast,” Sian Heder’s coming-of-age drama “CODA,” Adam McKay’s apocalypse comedy “Do not Look Up,” Ridley Scott’s high-camp “Home of Gucci” and Reinaldo Marcus Inexperienced’s household tennis drama “King Richard.”
The leading Oscar nominee, Jane Campion’s “The Energy of the Canine,” didn’t land a finest ensemble nominations however three of its actors — Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Kodi Smit-McPhee — are up for particular person awards.
Profitable finest ensemble does not mechanically make a film the Oscar favourite, however actors maintain the biggest sway as a result of they represent the biggest proportion of the Academy of Movement Photos Arts and Sciences. Final 12 months, the actors chose Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” whereas finest image on the Oscars went to “Nomadland.” The 12 months earlier than, SAG’s choose of “Parasite” presaged the Oscar winner.
Within the tv classes, Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” is available in with a number one 5 nominations, carefully trailed by HBO’s “Succession,” Apple’s “The Morning Present” and Netflix‘s much-watched “Squid Sport” — all of that are up for 4 awards.