And the “actor” goes to... maybe some black folks.
SAG-AFTRA’s annual celebration of its talent is near once again, and the nominations are in.
As Deadline noted, The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards nominations were held in West Hollywood on Wednesday. Laverne Cox and Awkwafina presented the nominations for the guild’s film and television categories.
John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman) and Mahershala Ali (Green Book) are gunning for the Lead Actor and Supporting Actor statuette, respectively.
Reigning SAG champ Sterling K. Brown is up for the Male Actor in a Drama Series award once again for This Is Us.
Black Panther and BlacKkKlansman are both in the running for the Outstanding Cast award in film, while Atlanta and This Is Us are representing for television in their respective genre categories.
Shout-out to the black stunt crew members from Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, as well.
The immediate snubs that come to mind are Viola Davis (Widows) and If Beale Street Could Talk actors Stephan James, Brian Tyree Henry, Colman Domingo, Michael Beach, Kiki Layne, Teyonah Parris and the criminally underrated Aunjanue Ellis. The latter film should’ve gotten a cast nomination, at the very least.
Speaking of snubs...
Despite everyone and their mama seeing it for “The Reginas” (Regina King and Regina Hall) this season so far, their own thespian peers aren’t, it seems. King and Hall have racked up Golden Globe, African American Film Critics and Critics Choice (King, only) nominations, to name a few. And they’re just getting started. So, surely they would’ve gotten SAG noms, right? Wrong. I never been so surprised—yet, not surprised—at being wrong.
In fact, the entire film actress list is... white. The television list isn’t any better (there’s one for Sandra Oh), but no blackness.
Let the #SAGSoWhite begin...
The complete list of nominees are below.
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:
Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:
Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
Glenn Close, The Wife
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:
Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:
Amy Adams, Vice
Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place
Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:
A Star Is Born
Crazy Rich Asians
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso
Darren Criss, Assassination of Gianni Versace
Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
Anthony Hopkins, King Lear
Bill Pullman, The Sinner
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
Penelope Cruz, Assassination of Gianni Versace
Emma Stone, Maniac
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Joseph Fiennes, The Handmaid’s Tale
John Krasinski, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:
Julia Garner, Ozark
Laura Linney, Ozark
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:
Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method”
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”
Bill Hader, “Barry”
Henry Winkler, “Barry”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Alison Brie, GLOW
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:
Better Call Saul
The Handmaid’s Tale
This Is Us
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series:
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
The Walking Dead
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture:
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Avengers: Infinity War
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
The 25th Annual SAG Awards will simulcast on TNT and TBS on January 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.