Screen Actors' Guild award nominations out

12 Years A Slave takes the lead

by Jennie Kermode

Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years A Slave.
Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years A Slave.

12 Years A Slave has taken pole position at the Screen Actors' Guild awards with nominations in four major acting categories, it emerged today. These awards are often the ones most highly valued by actors themselves, as they are selected by their peers.

The awards will be presented at the Shrine Auditorium & Exposition Center in Los Angeles on 18 January.

Those nominations in full:-

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

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