SAG Nominations Announced

Get ready for the pre-Oscar buzz. The 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Wednesday, with 12 Years a Slave and The Butler leading the pack. The critically-acclaimed 12 Years a Slave received four nominations, including for best ensemble cast, lead actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, and supporting actors Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong’o. The Butler, meanwhile, earned three SAG nominations. James Gandolfini received a nod for best actor in a supporting role for his second-to-last performance in Enough Said. MIA was Robert Redford, who won the New York Film Critics Circle award for his performance in All Is Lost. Over in TV land, Breaking Bad took home four nominations, including for best ensemble drama, leading male actor (Bryan Cranston), leading actress (Anna Gunn), and best stunt ensemble.