December 12, 2018 at 12:11 pm PST | by Mariah Cooper
‘A Star is Born,’ ‘BlacKkKlansman’ top SAG Awards nominations

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in ‘A Star is Born’ (Screenshot via YouTube)

“A Star is Born” took the lead in the 2019 SAG Award nominations, which were announced in West Hollywood, Calif. on Wednesday, raking in four nominations including nominations for the film’s leads Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

The Screen Actors Guild recognized Cooper for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role and Gaga received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. Sam Elliott was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role and the whole ensemble got a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Rami Malek is up against Cooper in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role category for his role as Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The film is also in competition with “A Star is Born” for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Olivia Colman was nominated for the critically acclaimed queer film “The Favourite” for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. Her co-stars Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz were also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of lesbian writer Lee Israel in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” earned her a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.

Timothée Chalamet ramps up for another awards season this time for his role in “Beautiful Boy.” The actor who reached acclaim for playing Elio in “Call Me By Your Name” is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for the addiction drama.

“BlacKkKlansman” came in with the second most nominations (three) including John David Washington for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Adam Driver for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

For television, Darren Criss (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries) and Penelope Cruz (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries) earned nominations for Ryan Murphy’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace.”

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin were also nominated in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series category for their roles on “Grace and Frankie.”

The SAG Awards air on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. on TBS and TNT.

Check out the full list of nominees below.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Christian Bale- “Vice”
Bradley Cooper- “A Star Is Born”
Rami Malek- “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Viggo Mortensen- “Green Book”
John David Washington- “BlacKkKlansman”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Emily Blunt- “Mary Poppins Returns”
Glenn Close- “The Wife”
Olivia Colman- “The Favourite”
Lady Gaga- “A Star Is Born”
Melissa McCarthy- “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali- “Green Book”
Timothée Chalamet- “Beautiful Boy”
Adam Driver- “BlacKkKlansman”
Sam Elliott- “A Star Is Born”
Richard E. Grant- “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams- “Vice”
Emily Blunt- “A Quiet Place”
Margot Robbie- “Mary Queen of Scots”
Emma Stone- “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz- “The Favourite”

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
“A Star Is Born”
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Crazy Rich Asians”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Antonio Banderas- “Genius: Picasso”
Darren Criss- “Assassination of Gianni Versace”
Hugh Grant- “A Very English Scandal”
Anthony Hopkins- “King Lear”
Bill Pullman- “The Sinner”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Amy Adams- “Sharp Objects”
Patricia Arquette- “Escape at Dannemora”
Patricia Clarkson- “Sharp Objects”
Penelope Cruz- “Assassination of Gianni Versace”
Emma Stone- “Maniac”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman-“Ozark”
Sterling K. Brown-“This Is Us”
Joseph Fiennes-“The Handmaid’s Tale”
John Krasinski-“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”
Bob Odenkirk- “Better Call Saul”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Julia Garner- “Ozark”
Laura Linney- “Ozark”
Elisabeth Moss- “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Sandra Oh- “Killing Eve”
Robin Wright- “House of Cards”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alan Arkin- “The Kominsky Method”
Michael Douglas- “The Kominsky Method”
Bill Hader- “Barry”
Tony Shalhoub- “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Henry Winkler- “Barry”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Alex Borstein- “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Alison Brie- “GLOW”
Rachel Brosnahan-“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Jane Fonda- “Grace and Frankie”
Lily Tomlin- “Grace and Frankie”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
“The Americans”
“Better Call Saul”
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
“Ozark”
“This Is Us”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
“Atlanta”
“Barry”
“GLOW”
“The Kominsky Method”
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
“Glow”
“Marvel’s: Daredevil”
“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”
“The Walking Dead”
“Westworld”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
“Ant-Man and the Wasp”
“Avengers: Infinity War”
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Black Panther”
“Mission: Impossible – Fallout”

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