3 Nigerians, Among Others, Nominated for the 2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards
The prestigious 2024 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, scheduled for streaming on Netflix on February 24th, 2024, at 8 PM ET, have unveiled their nominations list. Esteemed actors Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani made the announcement, celebrating the finest performances in film and television from the past year. The ceremony, set to take place at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles, promises to be a night of glamour and recognition.
Leading the charge in nominations are the films “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” each securing four nods, showcasing a diverse range of acting talent. David Oyelowo earned a nomination in the “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series” category for his portrayal in “Lawmen: Bass Reeves.” Uzo Aduba received a nod for her role in “Painkiller,” competing for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series.” Meanwhile, Ayo Edebiri’s performance in “The Bear” landed her a nomination in the “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series” category.
The award ceremony will also honor Barbra Streisand with the SAG Life Achievement Award, celebrating her remarkable contributions to the industry.
Here is a glance at some of the key categories and nominees for the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:
Motion Picture Category
– Leading Male Actor: Nominees include Bradley Cooper for “Maestro,” Colman Domingo for “Rustin,” and Paul Giamatti for “The Holdovers.”
– Leading Female Actor: Contenders include Annette Bening for “Nyad” and Lily Gladstone for “Killers of the Flower Moon.”
– Male Actor in a Drama Series: Brian Cox for “Succession” and Pedro Pascal for “The Last of Us.”
– Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Rachel Brosnahan for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and Quinta Brunson for “Abbott Elementary.”
The nominees represent a wide array of talent and genres, showcasing the depth and variety present in the current entertainment landscape.
The 2024 SAG Awards are anticipated to be a memorable event, celebrating the remarkable achievements of actors and ensembles who have captivated audiences with their compelling performances.
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