- The Screen Actors Guild Awards 2021 was aired on television with a pre-taped event on Sunday, April 4. The pandemic might have kept the 2021 SAG Awards from being a typical affair, but the night was still a celebration for the best of in movies and TV.
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, nominees and presenters gathered remotely, and comedic segments were filmed ahead of Sunday’s main event.
- Similar to Grammys, Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, SAG was also postponed in February 2021 due to pandemics. It was also decided to be conducted last month in March, but due to avoid the conflict with Grammys and the Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, the ceremony was once again postponed to April, finally conducting it on 4th April, Sunday.
- The Notable recipients in the ceremony included Minari and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, topping the film side with three nods each, as well as Chadwick, who became the first person to earn four SAG nominations in a single year.
- In the drama categories, Schitt’s“Creek” and “The Crown” were among the television winners for being the best ensemble TV comedy show and the best ensemble TV drama, respectively.
- In the film categories, the award for lead roles went to Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey’s “Black Bottom”. “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took home the final prize of the night for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
- The best supporting role-Actor award was bagged by Daniel Kaluuya for his film “Judas and the Black Messiah”.
- Unlike the Oscars and Golden Globes, winners at the SAG Awards are voted on by their peers in SAG-AFTRA.
- In case you happened to miss the event, check out the complete nominee and winners list below that will make you realize how did the event occurred.
Complete list of Nominee and Winners:
|Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series||Cate Blanchett, Mrs. AmericaMichaela Coel, I May Destroy YouNicole Kidman, The UndoingAnya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s GambitKerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere||Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit|
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series||Bill Camp, The Queen’s GambitDaveed Diggs, HamiltonHugh Grant, The UndoingEthan Hawke, The Good Lord BirdMark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True||Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True|
|Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series||Christina Applegate, Dead to MeLinda Cardellini, Dead to MeKaley Cuoco, The Flight AttendantAnnie Murphy, Schitt’s CreekCatherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek||Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek|
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series||Jason Bateman, OzarkSterling K. Brown, This Is UsJosh O’Connor, The CrownBob Odenkirk, Better Call SaulRegé-JeanPage, Bridgerton||Jason Bateman, Ozark|
|Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series||Gillian Anderson, The CrownOlivia Colman, The CrownEmma Corrin, The CrownJulia Garner, OzarkLaura Linney, Ozark||Gillian Anderson, The Crown|
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series||Nicholas Hoult, The GreatDaniel Levy, Schitt’s CreekEugene Levy, Schitt’s CreekJason Sudeikis, Ted LassoRamy Youssef, Ramy||Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso|
|Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Dead to MeThe Flight AttendantThe GreatSchitt’s CreekTed Lasso||Schitt’s Creek|
|Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Better Call SaulBridgertonThe CrownLovecraft CountryOzark||The Crown|
|Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role||Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent MoviefilmGlenn Close, Hillbilly ElegyOlivia Colman, The FatherYuh-Jung Youn, MinariHelena Zengel, News of the World||Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari|
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role||Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 BloodsDaniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black MessiahJared Leto, The Little ThingsLeslie Odom, Jr., One Night in Miami…||Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah|
|Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role||Amy Adams, Hillbilly ElegyViola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black BottomVanessa Kirby, Pieces of a WomanFrances McDormand, NomadlandCarey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman||Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom|
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role||Riz Ahmed, Sound of MetalChadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black BottomAnthony Hopkins, The FatherGary Oldman, MankSteven Yeun, Minari||Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom|
|Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Da 5 BloodsMa Rainey’s Black BottomMinariOne Night in Miami…The Trial of the Chicago 7||The Trial of the Chicago 7|
|Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture||Da 5 BloodsMulanNews of the WorldThe Trial of the Chicago 7Wonder Woman 1984||Wonder Woman 1984|
|Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series||The BoysCobra KaiLovecraft CountryThe MandalorianWestworld||The Mandalorian|