AWARDS: SAG noms shocker – “Into The Wild” top nominee; “Sweeney” shut completely out
The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominees today, and what a shocker it was – "Sweeney Todd", which just landed four Golden Globe noms last week and an Oscar favorite, was completely shut out of the SAG awards race. In an unexpected list, Sean Penn’s feature "Into The Wild" landed the most nominations, with four.
SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS – FILM NOMINEES
George Clooney – "Michael Clayton"
Daniel Day-Lewis – "There Will Be Blood"
Ryan Gosling – "Lars And The Real Girl"
Emile Hirsch– "Into the Wild"
Viggo Mortensen – "Eastern Promises"
Cate Blanchett – "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Julie Christie – "Away From Her"
Marion Cotillard – "La Vie en rose"
Angelina Jolie – "A Mighty Heart"
Ellen Page – "Juno"
Casey Affleck – "The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford"
Javier Bardem – "No Country For Old Men"
Tommy Lee Jones – "No Country for Old Men"
Hal Holbrook – "Into the Wild"
Tom Wilkinson – "Michael Clayton
Cate Blanchett – "I’m Not There"
Ruby Dee – "American Gangster"
Catherine Keener – "Into the Wild"
Amy Ryan – "Gone Baby Gone"
Tilda Swinton – "Michael Clayton"
"3:10 to Yuma" – Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Peter Fonda, Gretchen Mol, Dallas Roberts, Vinessa Shaw, Ben Foster, Alan Tudyk, Logan Lerman
"American Gangster" – Armand Assante, Josh Brolin , Russell Crowe, Ruby Dee, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Carla Gugino, John Hawkes, Ted Levine, Joe Morton, Lymari Nadal, John Ortiz, Rza, Yul Vazquez, Denzel Washington
"Hairspray" – Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, Paul Dooley, Zac Efron, Allison Janney, Elijah Kelley, James Marsden, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Jerry Stiller, John Travolta, Christopher Walken
"Into the Wild" – Brian Dierker, Marcia Gay Harden, Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, William Hurt, Catherine Keener, Jena Malone, Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn
"No Country for Old Men" – Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Kelly Macdonald
OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A STUNT ENSEMBLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
"300" (Warner Bros.)
"The Bourne Ultimatum" (Universal)
"I Am Legend" (Warner Bros.)
"The Kingdom" (Universal)
"Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End" (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
The SAG awards are the union presenting their own with kudos, and has been considered in recent years as a decent barometer of the acting nominees for the Oscars…so this should be a very interesting month before Oscar noms are announced.
More awards news as we get it…stay tuned