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Thursday, December 18, 2008

2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations



Today the nominations were announced live on TNT with webcasts on TNT.TV and TBS.com, but I forgot to watch with the many news that had to read as yesterday I wasn’t able as my computer died on me! But as you can see, today is alive again (lol!). Angela Basset and Eric McCormick hosted the broadcast and here are the nominees.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Anne Hathaway in Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie in Changeling
Melissa Leo in Frozen River
Meryl Streep in Doubt
Kate Winslet in Revolutionary Road

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Richard Jenkins in The Visitor
Frank Langella in Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn in Milk
Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams in Doubt
Penelope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis in Doubt
Taraji P. Henson in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Kate Winslet in The Reader

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Josh Brolin in Milk
Robert Downey, Jr. in Tropic Thunder
Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt
Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight
Dev Patel in Slumdog Millionaire

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Doubt
Amy Adams
Viola Davis
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Meryl Streep

Frost/Nixon
Kevin Bacon
Rebecca Hall
Toby Jones
Frank Langella
Matthew MacFadyen
Oliver Platt
Sam Rockwell
Michael Sheen

Milk
Josh Brolin
Joseph Cross
James Franco
Victor Garber
Emile Hirsch
Diego Luna
Denis O’Hare
Sean Penn
Alison Pill

Slumdog Millionaire
Rubina Ali
Tanay Hemant Chheda
Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala
Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail
Anil Kapoor
Irrfan Khan
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar
Madhur Mittal
Dev Patel
Freida Pinto

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mahershalalhashbaz Ali
Cate Blanchett
Jason Flemyng
Jared Harris
Taraji P. Henson
Elias Koteas
Julia Ormond
Brad Pitt
Phyllis Somerville
Tilda Swinton

To check the nominees in the TV categories go here or here. The 15th Annual SAG Awards ceremony will be simulcast Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 on TNT and TBS at 8 pm ET/PT, 7 pm CT, 6 pm MT. If you want to read about the 2009 show check the TNT site.

Kate Winslet in a supporting role in The Reader… hmm! What they do to not nominate her twice for best actress!!! As we all know these nominations are more similar to the Oscars nominations in the actor’s categories, so in the best actress I’m glad that they included Melissa Leo that has been honored with many awards and nominations in many fests around the world. Also that they included Richard Jenkins in the Best Actor.

But one thing is sure, the awards ceremony will be full of good and “celebrity” actors from the big and little screen, so has to be watched for entertaining purposes, isn’t?

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