December 12, 2012 17:47:20 GMT
This year's nominations are dominated by 'Les Miserables', 'Silver Linings Playbook', 'Lincoln', 'Modern Family' and Maggie Smith.
This year's nominations of Screen Actors Guild Award see an equal chance for "Les Miserables", "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Lincoln" to win. Unveiled on Wednesday, December 12, the list of this year's contenders is led by the aforementioned movies with four nods each.
Musical drama "Les Miserables" scores nominations for Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Best Acting Ensemble and Best Stunt Ensemble. Romantic comedy "Playbook" picks up nominations for Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Best Acting Ensemble. Historical drama "Lincoln" takes it for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones and Best Acting Ensemble. These three will compete for Best Acting Ensemble with "Argo".
As an individual, British actress Maggie Smith enjoys triumph with four nominations, two for her role in feature film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and the other two for the popular TV series "Downton Abbey".
Over at the TV world, "Modern Family" continues to amaze the guild, taking four nominations. Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet both are nominated under Best Male Comedy Actor while Sofia Vergara is nominated for Best Female Comedy Actor. The ensemble is also nominated for Best Comedy Ensemble against "30 Rock", "Nurse Jackie", "Glee", "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Office".
In miniseries/TV movie category, political drama "Game Change" leads with three nods, one for Woody Harrelson, one for Ed Harris and another for Julianne Moore.
The awards will be handed out January 27 and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS.