LOS ANGELES (FNN NEWS) — Mary J. Blige, Jason Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Holly Hunter, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoe Kazan, Frances McDormand, Laurie Metcalf, Kumail Nanjiani, Sam Rockwell, Ray Romano, Saoirse Ronan and Allison Williams will be presenters at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.
This elite group joins a growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the SAG Awards® Ceremony that already includesHalle Berry, Dakota Fanning, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Stone and Kelly Marie Tran. The 24th Annual SAG Awards® will air live on TNT and TBS, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT).
All of these newly announced presenters have been nominated for SAG Awards in the category Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and will be introducing a clip from the relevant film. “At its best, the cast of a film shapes the story into a believable world that reflects the reality of every character’s life,” Connell said. “This award recognizes those cast performances that embody why acting is a collaborative art.”
FROM THE CAST OF THE BIG SICK (Amazon Studios):
Holly Hunter is a seven-time Actor® nominee for her work in film and television, including three consecutive nominations for her role as Grace Hanadarko in the drama series Saving Grace. This year, the Oscar® winner’s (for The Piano) performance in The Big Sickearned her a Supporting Role nomination in addition to her nomination as part of the cast.
Zoe Kazan is a first-time presenter and nominee at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Kumail Nanjiani is a first-time presenter and nominee at the Screen Actors Guild Awards this year.
Ray Romano earned 12 previous nominations for his performance as the lead actor in Everybody Loves Raymond, a series for which he also earned an Actor® as a member of the Ensemble.
FROM THE CAST OF GET OUT (Universal Pictures):
Daniel Kaluuya is a first-time presenter and nominee at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. In addition to his Cast nomination, he is nominated for his Leading Role in Get Out.
Allison Williams is a first-time presenter and nominee at the Screen Actors Guild Awards this year.
FROM THE CAST OF LADY BIRD (A24):
Laurie Metcalf is a three-time Actor® nominee, returning to the Screen Actors Guild Awards with concurrent nominations for her Supporting Role in addition to being a cast member of Lady Bird. She was previously nominated as part of the Comedy Series Ensemble for Desperate Housewives.
Saoirse Ronan returns to the Screen Actors Guild Awards after previous nominations for her lead role in Brooklyn, for which she also received an Oscar® nomination, and as a cast member in The Grand Budapest Hotel. She is nominated for her Leading Role in Lady Bird, for which she received a Golden Globe, in addition to as a cast member.
FROM THE CAST OF MUDBOUND (Netflix):
Mary J. Blige is a first-time presenter and nominee at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Her portrayal of Florence Jackson inMudbound received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by Female Actor in a Supporting Role in addition to as a cast member.
Jason Clarke is a first-time nominee and presenter at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards.
FROM THE CAST OF THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (Fox Searchlight):
Woody Harrelson is a seven-time SAG Awards nominee who received an Actor® for his performance in the cast of No Country for Old Men. This year he is nominated for Supporting Role as well as for his cast performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Frances McDormand is a two-time Actor® recipient for her roles in Olive Kitteridge and Fargo, for which she also earned an Oscar®. She is currently nominated for SAG Awards for her Leading Role in addition to as a cast member in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. She also received Actor® nominations for her Supporting Role in North Country and in Almost Famous, for which she additionally was nominated as a cast member.
Sam Rockwell received his third and fourth Actor® nominations this year, as a cast member as for his Supporting Role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, for which he previously received a Golden Globe.
SOURCE | 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®