2016 SAG Awards: Complete List of Nominations

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‘Trumbo’ leads SAG noms; ‘Straight Outta,’ ‘Beasts of No Nation’ set place in conversation.

Leonardo DiCaprio scored a best actor nomination for “The Revenant” while “Straight Outta Compton” nabbed an ensemble award for the hip hop biopic. LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood blacklist drama “Trumbo” has a leading three Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for best ensemble, best actor for Bryan Cranston, and best supporting female for Helen Mirren. “Beasts of No Nation” and “Straight Outta Compton” also solidified their place in the awards conversation with nominations for best ensemble.

Motion picture nominees in the lead categories include buzzed-about contenders Cate Blanchett (Carol), Brie Larson (Room), Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn), Johnny Depp (Black Mass), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl) and Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs). The winner of the SAG ensemble trophy has matched the Oscar best picture winner 10 times in 20 years. “Birdman” won the SAG cast award and the Oscar for Best Picture this year but “American Hustle” won the SAG cast award in 2014 was shut out at the Oscars. “Argo” won both awards in 2013.

The supporting acting races for motion picture feature acclaimed turns from nominees such as Rooney Mara (Carol), Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation) and Michael Shannon (99 Homes). On the TV side, top favorites including Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Kevin Spacey (House of Cards), Claire Danes (Homeland), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) scored lead acting nods.

Simmons won best supporting actor for “Whiplash,” while Patricia Arquette nabbed supporting actress for “Boyhood.” The SAG nominations are closely watched by awards trackers since actors represent about 20% of the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Like the Golden Globes before it, the SAG Awards act as a fairly consistent predictive measure for future Oscar nominees and winners. “To use a phrase from my chum, Julie Andrews, I’m gobsmacked,” Burnett tells PEOPLE of getting the honor. “I am looking forward to seeing all the movie stars.

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