American Crime Story’s Darren Criss, Mary Poppins Returns’ Emily Blunt Among 2019 SAG Award Nominees

Awards   American Crime Story’s Darren Criss, Mary Poppins Returns’ Emily Blunt Among 2019 SAG Award Nominees
 
Also recognized for their recent screen performances were Tony winners Glenn Close and Tony Shalhoub.
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Nominations for the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced December 12, with a number of stage veterans earning recognition for their recent roles in film and TV.

Darren Criss, an alum of Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying—as well as the co-creator of Elsie Fest—received a nomination for his performance in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, having previously earned an Emmy Award and Golden Globe nomination for the FX series. On the big screen, Emily Blunt managed to score two nominations: one for her title performance in the movie musical Mary Poppins Returns, as well as for A Quiet Place.

2019 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: MOVIE MUSICALS MARY POPPINS RETURNS AND A STAR IS BORN AMONG CONTENDERS

Another movie musical, A Star Is Born, fared well this year, receiving a total of four nominations (Tony nominee Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, and Ensemble).

Additional nominees include Tony Award winners Glenn Close (The Wife), Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie), and Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method), Tony nominees Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie), Laura Linney (Ozark), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), and Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects), Broadway-bound Adam Driver (Blackkklansman), and Anthony Hopkins, for the Amazon film adaptation of King Lear.

The 25th annual ceremony will take place January 27, 2019. For the full list of nominations, visit SAGAwards.org.

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