12 Years A Slave, The Butler and August: Osage County tie at SAG nominations

The 2014 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards will be a three-way race after 12 Years A Slave, Lee Daniels’ The Butler and August: Osage County were all nominated for three prizes each. The trio received nods in the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category, alongside American Hustle and Dallas Buyers Club.
In the Outstanding Performance by a Leading Male Actor category, 12 Years A Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor will compete against The Butler’s Forest Whitaker, Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips), and Bruce Dern (Nebraska).
In the Leading Actress category, the nominees are Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Judi Dench (Philomena), Meryl Streep (August: Osage County) and Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks).
Late actor James Gandolfini is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Male Actor for Enough Said, alongside Daniel Bruhl (Rush), Michael Fassbender (12 Years A Slave), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) and Captain Phillips’ newcomer Barkhad Abdi
In the Supporting Actress Category, former Oscar nominee Oprah Winfrey receives a nod for her big screen comeback in The Butler, and is pitted against this year’s (13) Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence. Others nominated are Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A Slave), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County) and June Squibb (Nebraska).
Breaking Bad leads the nods in the TV drama categories, picking up nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Best Actor for Bryan Cranston and Best Actress for Anna Gunn.
In the comedy categories, 30 Rock’s final series has also picked up three nominations – Best Comedy Ensemble and acting nods for its leads, Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin.
The winners will be announced next year (14).
The full list of nominees is as follows:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years A Slave
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
Forest Whitaker – Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl – Rush
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years A Slave
James Gandolfini – Enough Said
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years A Slave
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Hustle
12 Years A Slave
August: Osage County
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Dallas Buyers Club
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television 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

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Angela Bassett – Betty & Coretta
Helena Bonham Carter – Burton And Taylor
Holly Hunter – Top Of The Lake
Helen Mirren – Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss – Top Of The Lake
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor an a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom
Peter Dinklage – Game Of Thrones
Kevin Spacey – House Of Cards
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes – Homeland
Anna Gunn – Breaking Bad
Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Coven
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Kerry Washington – Scandal
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a 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
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory
Julie Bowen – Modern Family
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Breaking Bad
Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 Rock
Arrested Development
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
Veep

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