We’re back with some facts about the Screen Actors Guild Awards that may influence your final predictions of simply make your viewing experience more enjoyable. You can watch the 29th SAG Awards on Netflix’s official YouTube channel starting at 8pm EST. Enjoy.
Ensemble: If The Fablemans should win it would be the first Steven Spielberg film to win after two previous nominations since Saving Private Ryan and Lincoln.
Ensemble: If The Banshees of Insherin wins it will be the second Martin McDonagh film to win after Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri— becoming the first director or writer to do so.
4 wins: If Everything Everywhere All At Once or Banshees wins four awards in any combination it would set the record for most wins by a motion picture
3 wins for the above films would tie: American Beauty, Chicago, The Help and Three Billboards.
Women Talking: An Ensemble win would make it the 4th film to win and only be nominated in one category after: The Full Monty, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and Parasite.
Jean Smart: If Hacks and Babylon were to both win Ensemble she would be the first woman to win two Ensemble wins and third overall after Steve Carell and Sterling K. Brown.
Viola Davis: Should she win would be the first actress to win Lead 3 times.
Cate Blanchett: Should she win would be Davis, Renee Zelleweger and Frances McDormand in the two time winner club.
Adam Sandler: Would be Netflix’s first win in a lead race on the film side.
Austin Butler: A win would make him the youngest winner (31) replacing the previous record holder Nicolas Cage (32).
Bill Nighy: A win would make him the oldest winner (72) replacing Denzel Washington (62).
Ke Huy Quan: A win would make him the first Asian Actor to win Supporting Actor.
Angela Bassett: First performance from a superhero film to win and not play a villain.
Hong Chau or Stephanie Hsu: Would be the second Asian actress to win Supporting.
Abbott Elementary: Would be the first network show to win in 9 years after Modern Family.
The Bear or Only Murders In the Building would be Hulu’s first Ensemble winner.
Jeremy Allen White: Would be the youngest winner in the Comedy Actor category. Also he could be Hulu’s first acting win.
Steve Martin (77) or Martin Short (72) a win for either would make them the oldest winner in the category.
Christina Applegate: A loss would set the record for most losses (6) in this category. Breaking the record held by Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond). Although, Applegate’s are for two different series.
The Crown would be the third series to win 3 (consecutively) or more Ensemble trophies: after Downton Abbey (3) and E.R. (4)
The White Lotus would be HBO’s 5th series to win Ensemble after The Sopranos (2), Six Feet Under (2), Boardwalk Empire (2), Succession (1)— extending its lead with most wins to 8.
Jason Bateman: A win would make him the first three time winner to do so consecutively. James Gandolfini won three times but had a loss or two sprinkled in.
Julia Garner: A loss would put her in rare company of those to win 3 or more Emmys and not pick up an individual SAG Award. The list includes: Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, Jim Parsons, Doris Roberts, James Spader (two different series), Brad Garrett and Jeremy Piven. (I believe that’s everyone)
House of the Dragon would be the 9th win for the Game of Thrones franchise, keeping their winning track record alive.