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The SAG Nominations Prove Just How Tight This Year's Oscars Race Will Be

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri leads with four nominations. 

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards nominations have been announced today, honoring the year's best achievements in acting across film and television. And while the TV nominees are pretty much as expected, and reflective of this season's Emmy winners, the film nominees represent an unusually tight and unpredictable race toward the Oscars.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri leads the film nominees with four nominations, including Best Actress, Best Ensemble, and two Best Supporting Actor noms for Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson.

Perhaps most important to focus on are the nominees for Best Ensemble Cast: Three Billboards, Get Out, Lady Bird, Mudbound, and The Big Sick. It's the closest the SAG awards get to a Best Picture category, and is particularly of interest because a film has not won Best Picture at the Oscars without being nominated for Best Ensemble in 22 years. This is in large part because most of the actors branch of the Academy--which is solely responsible for selecting acting nominees and heavily involved in selecting Best Picture nominees--are members of SAG.

Notably, Steven Spielberg's The Post did not receive any nominations, even for Meryl Streep of Tom Hanks. Lady Bird was the only film besides Three Billboards to receive more than two nominations at all.

On the TV side of things, to our delight and no one's surprise, Big Little Lies, Feud, and Stranger Things all dominated. Take a look at the full list below:

Motion Picture Awards
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Timothee Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
James Franco, The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Judi Dench, Victoria & Abdul
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Steve Carell, Battle of the Sexes
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Hong Chau, Downsizing
Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture
The Big Sick
Get Out
Lady Bird
Mudbound
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Baby Driver
Dunkirk
Logan
Wonder Woman
War for the Planet of the Apes
Television Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock"
Jeff Daniels, "Godless"
Robert De Niro, "The Wizard of Lies"
Geoffrey Rush, "Genius"
Alexander Skarsgard, "Big Little Lies"
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nicole Kidman, "Big Little Lies"
Jessica Lange, "Feud: Bette & Joan"
Susan Sarandon, "Feud: Bette & Joan"
Reese Witherspoon, "Big Little Lies"
Laura Dern, "Big Little Lies"
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman, "Ozark"
Sterling K. Brown, "This Is Us"
Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"
David Harbour, "Stranger Things"
Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Millie Bobby Brown, "Stranger Things"
Claire Foy, "The Crown"
Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid's Tale"
Robin Wright, "House of Cards"
Laura Linney, "Ozark"
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish"
Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"
Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Sean Hayes, "Will & Grace"
William H. Macy, "Shameless"
Marc Maron, "GLOW"
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, "Orange Is the New Black"
Alison Brie, "GLOW"
Jane Fonda, "Grace and Frankie"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"
Lily Tomlin, "Grace and Frankie"
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
"The Crown"
"Game of Thrones"
"The Handmaid's Tale"
"Stranger Things"
"This Is Us"
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
"Black-ish"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"GLOW"
"Orange is the New Black"
"Veep"
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
"Game of Thrones"
"GLOW"
"Homeland"
"Stranger Things"
"The Walking Dead"
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