The SAG Award Nominations Are In


Nominees for the 21st Annual SAG Awards were announced Wednesday. While Modern Family and Birdman predictably have the most nominations, one surprise is that Jennifer Aniston earned a best actress nod for her role in Cake.

Aniston is in the running for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, along with Reese Witherspoon (Wild), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and Julianne Moore (Still Alice).

As is preordained, Modern Family will compete for best comedy series ensemble and Julie Bowen is up for best actress.

More nomination details via The Hollywood Reporter:

Steve Carell was nominated for best actor for his role as John du Pont…
Other surprises among the film nominees included nominations in the best actor and actress category for Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler) and Jennifer Aniston (Cake), neither of whom were frontrunners for nominations.
Surprisingly, Foxcatcher star Channing Tatum failed to land a nomination for his role as Mark Schultz.

As for TV shows:

Other multiple TV nominees include Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and Homeland, which each scored three noms, including recognition for their stunt ensembles.
Downton Abbey, Orange Is the New Black, The Big Bang Theory and Veep landed two nominations each.

See the full list of nominees here.

The SAG Awards airs on TNT and TBS on Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m.

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