SAG Awards: 12 Years A Slave Leads Nominations

The award season kicked off in a big way on Wednesday morning with the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations announced.

“12 Years a Slave” leads the pack of Oscar hopefuls (a SAG win is often a good indicator of possible Academy Awards glory to come), with four nominations, including a nod for Ensemble Cast.

“August: Osage County,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and “Dallas Buyers Club” all scored three noms, while Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” got zero noms. Many also thought Robert Redford would score a nomination for “All Is Lost,” but his nod appears to be lost at sea.

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On the TV front, “Breaking Bad” racked up four nominations, while “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Game of Thrones,” “Homeland” and “Modern Family” all scored three nods.

The SAG Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 18, broadcast live on TBS and TNT.

Major category SAG Awards nominees:


Ensemble Cast

  • “12 Years a Slave”
  • “American Hustle”
  • “August: Osage County”
  • “Dallas Buyers Club”
  • “The Butler”

Lead Actor

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

Lead Actress

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

Supporting Actor

  • Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”
  • Daniel Bruhl, “Rush”
  • Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a Slave”
  • Janes Gandolfini, “Enough Said”
  • Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Supporting Actress

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


Actor — TV 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”

Actress – TV movie or Miniseries

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

Actor – Drama Series

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

Actress – Drama Series

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

Actor – 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”


Television Stunt Ensemble

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

Film Stunt Ensemble

  • “All Is Lost”
  • “Fast and Furious 6”
  • “Lone Survivor”
  • “Rush”
  • “The Wolverine”

-- Jesse Spero

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