Polish that Oscar because the Straight Outta Compton cast is coming for it. They’re one step closer with today’s Screen Actors Guild nomination. Deets inside…
The SAG nominations are in, and the Straight Outta Compton cast is on the list! The fellas have been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
O’Shea Jackson, Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell will be facing off against the casts of Beasts of No Nation (starring Idris Elba), The Big Short, Trumbo, and Spotlight.
Idris will be having a big night as well. Not only was his Beasts of No Nation film nominated in two categories, he himself was nominated twice as well for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in the film and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for “Luther.”
Also nabbing nominations for their epic seasons on their tv shows: Viola Davis for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series in “How To Get Away With Murder” and Uzo Aduba for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for “Orange Is The New Black.”
Congrats all around!
The SAG Awards air Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET.