La La Land's Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling both receive SAG Awards nods
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards have been announced.
La La Land co-stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are both in the running for top honours at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.
The duo, who star opposite each other in Damien Chazelle's critically acclaimed musical are both nominated in the female and male acting categories which honour outstanding performances in leading roles, it was announced on Wednesday (14Dec16).
Emma will face a fierce battle for the prize as she's up against Jackie star Natalie Portman (Jackie), Arrival's Amy Adams, Emily Blunt (Girl on the Train) and acting doyenne Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins).
Ryan meanwhile is set to compete with Denzel Washington who is nominated for his role in Fences, a film he also directed, Manchester by the Sea's Casey Affleck, Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) and Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic).
The nominations ceremony was hosted by actress Sophia Bush and the rapper Common at Los Angeles' Pacific Design Center.
The battle in the supporting acting categories look equally competitive, with Fences star Viola Davis taking on Moonlight's Naomie Harris, Nicole Kidman (Lion), Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) and Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures).
Moonlight's Mahershala Ali, Hell or High Water's Jeff Bridges, Florence Foster Jenkins' Hugh Grant, Dev Patel (Lion) and Aaron Taylor-Johnson will compete for the male supporting acting honours.
The Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category includes nominations for Fences, Moonlight, Captain Fantastic, Hidden Figures and Manchester by the Sea.
Stars of TV were not forgotten during the nominations, with one notable battle taking place in the best male actor in a drama category, in which Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage will face off against The Crown's John Lithgow, Mr Robot's Rami Malek, House of Cards' Kevin Spacey and This is Us star Sterling K. Brown.
Stranger Things' young star Millie Bobby Brown is set to face a number of more experienced actresses in the shape of her Stranger Things co-star Winona Ryder Westworld's Thandie Newton, House of Cards' Robin Wright, Claire Foy (The Crown).
The 23rd SAG Awards will be held on 29 January 2017.
A full list of acting nominees is below:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling - La La Land
Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington – Fences
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Amy Adams - Arrival
Emily Blunt - The Girl on the Train
Natalie Portman - Jackie
Emma Stone - La La Land
Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Manchester by the Sea
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali - Moonlight
Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water
Hugh Grant - Florence Foster Jenkins
Lucas Hedges - Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel – Lion
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis - Fences
Naomie Harris - Moonlight
Nicole Kidman - Lion
Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams - Manchester by the Sea
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Game of Thrones
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Orange is the New Black
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones
John Lithgow – The Crown
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot
Kevin Spacey – House of Cards
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
Claire Foy – The Crown
Thandie Newton – Westworld
Winona Ryder – Stranger Things
Robin Wright – House of Cards
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson - Black-ish
Titus Burgess - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ty Burrell - Modern Family
William H. Macy - Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba - Orange is the New Black
Jane Fonda - Grace and Frankie
Ellie Kemper - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis Dreyfus - Veep
Lily Tomlin - Grace and Frankie
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Riz Ahmed - The Night Of
Sterling K. Brown - People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime
Bryan Cranston - All the Way
John Turturro - The Night Of
Courtney B. Vance - People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Bryce Dallas Howard - Black Mirror
Felicity Huffman - American Crime
Audra MacDonald - Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Kerry Washington - Confirmation
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