The actors of A Better Life and silent-era movie The Artist are among the top nominees for the Screen Actors Guild film awards, with both landing in the category for best ensemble cast.are among the top nominees for the Screen Actors Guild film awards, with both landing in the category for best ensemble cast.
Joining them among the nominees for best cast in a film are the actors and actresses of The Descendants, and director Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris.
The Screen Actors Guild awards are among the most-watched honours during Hollywood film awards season leading up to the Oscars, which will be given out in February, because actors make up one of the largest voting groups for Oscars.
For best actor in a movie, SAG voters nominated Brad Pitt in Moneyball, George Clooney with The Descendants, Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar Hoover, Jean Dujardin in The Artist and Demain Bichir for A Better Life.
Best film actress nominees were Glenn Close for Albert Nobbs, Viola Davis in The Help, Meryl Streep with The Iron Lady, Tilda Swinton in We Need to Talk About Kevin and Michelle Williams for My Week with Marilyn.
The SAG Awards will be given out in Los Angeles on January 29.