Sandra Bullock scoops SAG nod

JESSICA HERNDON
Last updated 10:34 12/12/2013
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Sandra Bullock has bagged a nomination for best actress at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

There has been Oscars buzz around the American star for her role in Gravity, where she commands the screen with George Clooney as her sole co-star.

Now the space flick has bagged Sandra her first awards nod in the coveted category.

Also nominated is Cate Blanchett for her part in Blue Jasmine, Dame Judi Dench for Philomena, Meryl Streep for August: Osage County and Emma Thompson for Saving Mr. Banks.

12 Years a Slave, which tells the true story of Solomon Northup who was sold into slavery, has done well with four nominations, one being in the best motion picture cast category.

Main star Chiwetel Ejiofor has a nod for best actor and Lupita Nyong'o in the best supporting actress category.

The film's Michael Fassbender is also nominated in the best male supporting actor category.

Also up for best cast in a motion picture are American Hustle, August: Osage County, Lee Daniels' The Butler and Dallas Buyers Club.

Challenging Chiwetel for the best male actor prize are Bruce Dern for Nebraska, Tom Hanks for Captain Phillips, Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club and Forest Whitaker in Lee Daniels' The Butler.

Television nominations have also been announced, with Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones and Homeland vying for the best drama title.

The best comedy award could go to Arrested Development, 30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family or Veep.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on January 18.

2013 SAG Awards main nominations:

 

FILM

Male Actor, Lead

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Forest Whitaker, Lee Daniels' The Butler

 

Male Actor, Supporting

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

James Gandolfini, Enough Said

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

 

Female Actor, Lead

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

 

Female Actor, Supporting

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

June Squibb, Nebraska

Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels' The Butler

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Cast in a Motion Picture

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

August: Osage County

Dallas Buyers Club

Lee Daniels' The Butler

 

TELEVISION

Male Actor, TV Movie or Miniseries

Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra

Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Jeremy Irons, The Hollow Crown

Rob Lowe, Killing Kennedy

Al Pacino, Phil Spector

 

Female Actor, TV Movie or Miniseries

Angela Bassett, Betty & Coretta

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor

Holly Hunter, Top of the Lake

Helen Mirren, Phil Spector

Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

 

Male Actor, Drama Series

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

 

Female Actor, Drama Series

Claire Danes, Homeland

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Kerry Washington, Scandal

 

Male Actor, Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Jason Bateman, Arrested Development

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

 

Female Actor, Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

 

Ensemble, Comedy

30 Rock

Arrested Development

The Big Bang Theory

Modern Family

Veep

 

Ensemble, Drama

Boardwalk Empire

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

Sophie C

Erin Johnson

Anna Tabrah

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