“12 Years a Slave” Leads 2014 SAG Film Nominations

"12 Years A Slave" led nominations with 4 bid, while "Dallas Buyers Club" and The Butler" both received 3

“12 Years A Slave” led nominations with 4 bids, while “Dallas Buyers Club” and The Butler” both received 3

The Screen Actors Guild Awards is probably the best indicator for Oscar success. Last year 14 out of the 20 SAG nominees went on to reap Oscar bids, while 3 of the 4 of them won (Oscar winner Christoph Waltz was submitted into lead for Django Unchained). The year before that 17 of the 20 SAG nominees were nominated for Oscars and again 3 out of the 4 winners went on to win the Oscar.

This year the nominees look like they are again going to be the most accurate indicator for the Oscars. Best Picture frontrunner 12 Years a Slave leads the nominations with 4 bids for Best Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Best Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender), and Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o).

However, there were some surprises. Daniel Brühl, who received early Oscar buzz for his role in Rush, was able to break into the supporting category. In addition, Tom Hanks was snubbed for his supporting role in Saving Mr. Banks. The biggest surprise of the morning was Dallas Buyers Club’s ensemble nomination. Many expected the film to receive bids for its lead Matthew McConaughey and scene stealer Jared Leto, but an ensemble nomination wasn’t even considered.

Sasha Alexander and Clark Gregg announced the nominations. See the full list below and check out the television nominees here.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Daniel Brühl, Rush

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

James Gandolfini, Enough Said

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

June Squibb, Nebraska

Oprah Winfrey, The Butler

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Forrest Whitaker, The Butler

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

August: Osage County

Dallas Buyers Club

The Butler

Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

All is Lost

Fast and Furious 6

Lone Survivor

Rush

The Wolverine

The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will air on January 18th, 2014 at 8PM on TNT and TBS.
Which surprise nominees will break into the Oscar race? Sound off below!

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