SAG Nominations Announced

“The King’s Speech” and “The Fighter” have improved their Oscar chances by being nominated for four SAG Awards each.

“The King’s Speech” and “The Fighter” are up for best ensemble, the Screen Actors Guild version of best picture, along with “Black Swan,” “The Social Network” and “The Kids Are All Right.”

The stars of The King’s Speech and The Fighter, Colin Firth and Christian Bale, are nominated. They’re considered to be the front-runners for best actor and supporting actor at the Oscars.

Other acting nominees include Amy Adams for “The Fighter,” James Franco for “127 Hours,” Jesse Eisenberg for “The Social Network,” Nicole Kidman for “Rabbit Hole,” Hilary Swank for “Conviction,” Robert Duvall for “Get Low,” and Jeff Bridges for “True Grit.”

Ed O’Neill has been nominated for a SAG Award for “Modern Family.” He was the only main cast member not to be nominated for an Emmy. His co-stars Ty Burrell and Sofia Vergara were also nominated for SAG Awards and their show is up for best comedy series cast. They’ll compete against “Glee,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “30 Rock,” and “The Office.”

The best drama series cast nominees are “Mad Men,” “The Closer,” “The Good Wife,” “Dexter” and “Boardwalk Empire.”

The year of Betty White continues. She’s nominated for best actress for Hot in Cleveland.

Winners will be announced January 30th.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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