Screen Actors Guild Award Nominees: ’12 Years A Slave’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ Lead The Pack

Posted by Matthew on December 12, 2013
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20th Screen Actors Guild Awards

Award season is sneaking up on us dear readers. One of the first big shows of the year is the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Voted on by the members of the guild it’s usually a pretty good indicator of what’s to come with the Golden Globes and Oscars.

So here are this years nominees.

Theatrical Motion Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

  • Bruce Dern, Nebraska
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
  • Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
  • Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
  • Forest Whitaker, Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

  • Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
  • Sandra Bullock, Gravity
  • Judi Dench, Philomena
  • Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
  • Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
  • Daniel Brühl, Rush
  • Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
  • James Gandolfini, Enough Said
  • Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
  • Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
  • June Squibb, Nebraska
  • Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • American Hustle
  • August: Osage County
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Television Programs

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

  • Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
  • Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
  • Jeremy Irons, The Hollow Crown
  • Rob Lowe, Killing Kennedy
  • Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

  • Angela Bassett, Betty & Coretta
  • Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
  • Holly Hunter, Top of the Lake
  • Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
  • Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

  • Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
  • Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
  • Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
  • Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

  • Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Kerry Washington, Scandal

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
  • Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
  • Ty Burrell, Modern Family
  • Don Cheadle, House of Lies
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
  • Julie Bowen, Modern Family
  • Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
  • Tina Fey, 30 Rock
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

  • 30 Rock
  • Arrested Development
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Modern Family
  • Veep

Stunt Ensembles

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

  • All Is Lost
  • Fast & Furious 6
  • Lone Survivor
  • Rush *The Wolverine

** Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series**

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • The Walking Dead

Screen Actors Guild 50th Annual Life Achievement Award

  • Rita Moreno

I don’t want enough TV to comment definitively however there is basically nothing to complain about with the film nominations. 12 Years A Slave seems pretty certain to clean up at this and every other awards show, and deservedly so.

The SAG Awards will be broadcast live on 18th January 2014.

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