Awkwafina and Laverne Cox announced the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild ( SAG ) Awards nominees Dec. 12and A Star Is Born and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel led the way in the film and television categories, respectively.
A Star Is Born received several nods, including Lady Gaga ( Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture ), Sam Elliott ( Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture ), Bradley Cooper ( Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture ) and best cast. Gaga will face off against Emily Blunt, Gleen Close, Olivia Colman and Melissa McCarthy, while the other cast nominees include those of Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody and Crazy Rich Asians.
Also, Rami Malek ( portraying Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody ) will compete against Cooper, Christian Bale, Viggo Mortensen and John David Washington ( the son of Denzel ).
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's multiple nominations included two for female Actor in a Comedy Series ( Rachel Brosnahan and Alex Borstein ), Male Actor in a Comedy Series ( Tony Shalhoub ) and Ensemble in a Comedy Series. "Maisel" tied Ozark for the most nominations, with four.
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story also received two nods: for Penelope Cruz ( Female Actor in a TV Movie/Limited Series ) and Darren Criss ( Male Actor in a TV Movie/Limited Series ).
The 25th annual SAG Awards air live Jan. 27, 2019 on both TBS and TNT. Alan Alda will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.