AceShowbiz - The 2021 Critics Choice Awards is finally here. Taking place on Sunday, March 7 in Los Angeles, the award-giving event honored the best and brightest artists in both film and television industry. Among the early winners that night was Daniel Kaluuya, who was named as the Best Supporting Actor for his performance on "Judas and the Black Messiah".
The actor managed to beat fellow nominees Chadwick Boseman ("Da 5 Bloods"), Sacha Baron Cohen ("The Trial of the Chicago 7"), Bill Murray ("On the Rocks"), Leslie Odom Jr. ("One Night in Miami") and Paul Raci ("Sound of Metal"). That night also saw Maria Bakalova being honored as the Best Supporting Actress, thanks to her role as Tutar Sagdiyev in critically acclaimed mockumentary "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm".
Meanwhile in the TV department, "The Crown" actress Gillian Anderson was presented with the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher on the hit Netflix series. As for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, the award went to Michael K. Williams for his stunning performance on HBO's Lovecraft Country".
Donald Sutherland ("The Undoing") won Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series, while Uzo Aduba was given the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Netflix's "The Crown" also earned more awards that night as stars Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin were named as best actor and best actress in a drama series respectively.
Joining the list of the honorees at the 26th Critics Choice Awards was Anya Taylor-Joy, who nabbed the Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series award for her role on yet another Netflix series "The Queen's Gambit". John Boyega took home the trophy for Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series for his performance on "Small Axe" with Hulu's "Palm Springs" winning the category of Best Comedy.
More winners will be revealed as the 2021 Critics Choice Awards is currently underway with Taye Diggs hosting.