Boxing film "The Fighter" and British monarchy drama "The King's Speech" and are leading the nominations in the motion picture categories at the 2011 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, earning four nods each. Both movies will compete for the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture prize, alongside "Black Swan", "The Kids Are All Right" and Facebook-inspired film "The Social Network".
"The King's Speech" star Colin Firth is among nominees in the best actor category, which also saw nods to Jeff Bridges ("True Grit"), Robert Duvall ("Get Low"), Jesse Eisenberg ("The Social Network") and James Franco ("127 Hours"), while "The Fighter" star Mark Wahlberg missed out on a mention.
Trailing with three nominations each are "The Kids Are All Right and "Black Swan, which earned respective stars Annette Bening and Natalie Portman mentions in the best actress category, next to Nicole Kidman ("Rabbit Hole"), Jennifer Lawrence ("Winter's Bone") and Hilary Swank ("Conviction").
The nominations were announced on Thursday morning, December 16 by guest presenters Rosario Dawson and Angie Harmon and the prizegiving ceremony will take place on January 30, 2011.
Full nominations list for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:
Male Actor, Leading: