Actors Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, and the film ‘CODA’ took home the highest honors at the 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held this year at the Santa Monica Barker Hangar.
In compliance with California Covid protocols, all attendees of the SAG Awards were required to show proof of vaccination to attend the ceremony.
Korean hit “Squid Game” made history with its nomination in the ensemble category as the first non-English show to be recognized by the Guild.
Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, and Marlee Matlin of ‘CODA’ are the first deaf actors to be recognized in the motion picture ensemble category, and Kotsur is the first deaf performer to land an individual acting nomination.
During the ceremony, Kate Winslet presented cine-icon Helen Mirren with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.
‘CODA’ took home the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. It was competing against movies such as ‘Belfast’, ‘Don’t Look Up’, ‘House Of Gucci’ and ‘King Richard’.
Will Smith and Jessica Chastain were named in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for ‘King Richard’ and ‘The Eyes Of Tammy Faye’ respectively.
For the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series, actor Michael Keaton’s performance for ‘Dopesick’ was recognized.
While Kate Winslet bagged the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for ‘Mare of Easttown’.
For the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Jean Smart for ‘Hacks’ took home the honor, beating names such as Elle Fanning, Sandra Oh, Juno Temple and Hannah Waddingham.
Hollywood actress Ariana DeBose took home the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role for ‘West Side Story’ at the 2022 SAG Awards. She was nominated alongside Caitriona Balfe, Cate Blanchett, Kirsten Dunst and Ruth Negga. The award marked DeBose’s first nomination and win.
Daniel Craig-starrer ‘No Time To Die’ was feted with the Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture.