"Three Billboards" conquers the 24th SAG Awards
Writer: Florey DM
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" previously conquered another big awards ceremony, the Golden Globes.
23 Jan – The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was held recently at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, hosted by "Bad Moms'" Kristen Bell.
The Screen Actors Guild handed out its Actor statuettes for a total of thirteen categories, which award outstanding performances in movies and television.
Winning big in the Theatrical Motion Picture categories is "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", the drama film that also dominated at the 75th Golden Globes Awards earlier this month.
It bagged three accolades, beating "The Big Sick", "Get Out", "Lady Bird" and "Mudbound" for the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award.
The full winners list for the Theatrical Motion Picture categories is as follows:
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Frances McDormand (Mildred), "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Gary Oldman (Winston Churchill), "Darkest Hour"
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Allison Janney (LaVona Golden), "I, Tonya"
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", Abbie Cornish (Anne), Peter Dinklage (James), Woody Harrelson (Willoughby), John Hawkes (Charlie), Lucas Hedges (Robbie), Zeljko Ivanek (Desk Sgt.), Caleb Landry Jones (Red Welby), Frances McDormand (Mildred), Clarke Peters (Abercrombie), Sam Rockwell (Dixon), Samara Weaving (Penelope)
The cast of "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" holding their SAG statuettes
(Photo source: Frazer Harrison | Getty Images).
Meanwhile, in the Television categories, silver screen actors Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard, both stars of HBO's "Big Little Lies", each won the Outstanding Performance by a Female/Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series awards.
Cinema Online, 23 January 2018
Another HBO series, "Veep", won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series award, with NBC's "This is Us" winning its Drama equivalent.
Netflix's "The Crown" managed to snag one award; Claire Foy's portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II won her the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series award.