Black Panther nabs top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Black Panther nabs top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

'Black Panther' has won the top film award in at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, putting it in strong contention for an

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‘Black Panther’ has won the top film award in at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, putting it in strong contention for an Oscars win next month. The awards ceremony was hosted by Megan Mullally. ‘Black Panther’ beat ‘A Star is Born’, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ to receive the award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. The movie also took the award for best stunt ensemble.

Despite four nominations, ‘A Star Is Born’, the latest iteration of the classic Tinseltown story of an aging star and the ingenue he discovers, went home empty-handed.

This year, the SAG Awards come at a key point in the race to next month’s Academy Awards, just after the Oscars nominations, and well before voting for the winners begins. The Screen Actors Guild accounts for a major percentage of the 8,000-odd Oscar voters, so the SAG winners will earn a lot of awards season momentum. While SAG-winning casts have only gone on to win a best picture Oscar about half the time, the awards are better at predicting best actor winners (79 percent) and best actress (75 percent).

Here is a full list of winners from the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Film

  • Female actor in a leading role – Glenn Close, The Wife
  • Male actor in a leading role – Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Female actor in a supporting role – Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place
  • Male actor in a supporting role – Mahershala Ali, Green Book
  • Cast in a motion picture – Black Panther
  • Stunt ensemble in a motion picture – Black Panther

Television

  • Female actor in a television movie or limited series – Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
  • Male actor in a television movie or limited series – Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • Female actor in a drama series – Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
  • Male actor in a drama series – Jason Bateman, Ozark
  • Female actor in a comedy series – Rachel Brosnahan, The Marveous Mrs Maisel
  • Male actor in a comedy series – Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Ensemble in a drama series – This is Us
  • Ensemble in a comedy series – The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Stunt ensemble in a comedy or drama series – Glow