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2016 SAG Awards Odds – Mirren Recognized; Lawrence Snubbed

Rose T.

by Rose T. in Entertainment

Dec 27, 2015 · 5:55 AM PST

The nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards are out, and they came with their fair share of surprises. Leading the way with three nominations was American drama Trumbo, with nods for Bryan Cranston and Best Ensemble Cast. Sleepers Straight Outta Compton and Beasts of No Nation were also singled out with Best Ensemble nods.

Dame Helen Mirren’s still got it! The talented British actress is a double nominee this year with a Best Actress nomination for her leading role in Woman in Gold, along with a nomination for her supporting role as gossip columnist Hedda Hopper in Trumbo. No love for Hollywood darling Jennifer Lawrence, however, as the Hunger Games star was surprisingly absent from the Best Actress category despite a rousing performance in Joy.

As for television, streaming service Netflix earned more nominations (eight) than any of the networks. Not to be outdone, HBO is up for six awards for Game of Thrones and Veep, respectively.

As expected, there were some surprise snubs from the SAG-AFTRA membership. Neither Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight nor David O. Russell’s Joy received any recognition from the guild. Also overlooked in the acting categories were Sylvester Stallone in Creed, Matt Damon in The Martian, Michael Keaton in Spotlight, and Will Smith in Concussion.

TV actors weren’t immune to the cold shoulder. Everyone on Fox’s hit drama Empire was passed up, as was the cast of FX’s crime drama Fargo. Despite receiving ten Emmy nods, American Crime was also brushed off.

Can’t wait until January 30th to find out the list of winners? We’ve got an early look at the odds for all the major categories.

2016 SAG Awards Odds:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Spotlight (Open Road Films): 1/8

The Big Short (Paramount Pictures): 15/1

Trumbo (Bleecker Street): 50/1

Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures): 60/1

Beasts of No Nation (Netflix): 90/1

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant: 1/3

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs: 8/1

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo: 15/1

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl: 20/1

Johnny Depp, Black Mass: 40/1

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Brie Larson, Room: 2/7

Cate Blanchett, Carol: 9/1

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn: 10/1

Helen Mirren, Woman in Gold: 45/1

Sarah Silverman, I Smile Back: 90/1

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation: 3/2

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies: 7/3

Jacob Tremblay, Room: 5/1

Christian Bale, The Big Short: 10/1

Michael Shannon, 99 Homes: 22/1

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Rooney Mara, Carol: 3/7

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl: 6/1

Rachel McAdams, Spotlight: 12/1

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs: 20/1

Helen Mirren, Trumbo: 30/1

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Game of Thrones (HBO): 1/3

Downton Abbey (BBC): 5/1

Mad Men (AMC): 30/1

House of Cards (Netflix): 35/1

Homeland (Showtime): 50/1

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Veep (HBO): 6/5

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix): 2/1

Transparent (Amazon Studios): 9/1

Modern Family (ABC): 20/1

The Big Bang Theroy (CBS): 25/1

Key & Peele (Comedy Central): 50/1

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

John Hamm, Mad Men: 1/1

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards: 5/1

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul: 9/1

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones: 10/1

Rami Malek, Mr. Robert: 10/1

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder: 2/3

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey: 4/1

Robin Wright, House of Cards: 10/1

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife: 18/1

Claire Danes, Homeland: 18/1

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent: 1/7

William H. Macy, Shameless: 20/1

Jim Parson, The Big Bang Theory: 30/1

Ty Burrell, Modern Family: 40/1

Louis C.K., Louie: 80/1

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep: 2/3

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black: 9/2

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation: 10/1

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie: 14/1

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: 15/1

(Photo credit: By Dick Thomas Johnson from Tokyo, Japan [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

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