INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Television star Justin Hartley will be the honorary starter for Saturday afternoon's IndyCar Grand Prix.
Hartley plays Kevin Pearson in the NBC series "This Is Us" and...
Ahead of Oscars, ‘Black Panther’ to return to theaters again
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off of its win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, "Black Panther" is heading back into theaters.
Disney announced Monday that Ryan Coogler's Oscar nominee will play for free Feb. 1-7 at 250 participating AMC theaters to celebrate Black History Month. Disney also said it will give a $1.5 million grant to support the United Negro College Fund.
ShowBiz Minute: Jackson, SAG Awards, ‘Rent: Live’
Stars go sparkly for SAG Awards
Boseman celebrates being ‘young, gifted and black’
‘Black Panther’ wins top honor at SAG Awards, ‘Maisel’ soars
NEW YORK (AP) — "Black Panther" took the top award at Sunday's 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards, giving Ryan Coogler's superhero sensation its most significant awards-season honor yet and potentially setting up Wakanda for a major role at next month's Academy Awards.
Highlights from the 25th Annual SAG Awards
Memorable SAG Award moments you didn’t see on television
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While actors are accustomed to being on camera, not every starry moment at the Screen Actors Guild Awards makes the screen. Here's a look at some of the best moments that took place off-camera:
YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK
Moments after winning the night's top honor, Chadwick Boseman expounded on his definition of the song "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" backstage after "Black Panther" won the show's top award.
Alda gets emotional on acting in SAG life-achievement speech
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda barely talked about himself or his 60-year career as he was honored for a lifetime of acting at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night, instead giving tribute to the craft of acting itself, and its power.
The complete list of winners at Screen Actors Guild Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles:
Actress: Glenn Close, "The Wife"
Actor: Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Ensemble: "Black Panther"
Actress in a supporting role: Emily Blunt, "A Quiet Place"
Actor in a supporting role: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"
Stunt Ensemble: "Black Panther"
Actor in a comedy series: Tony Shalhoub, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
The Latest: ‘Black Panther’ wins film cast SAG Award
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles (all times local):
"Black Panther" is the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for drama film cast.
It is the second award the Marvel Comics superhero film won on Sunday; it also won the best stunt ensemble award before the SAG Awards ceremony began.
Chadwick Boseman thanked his fellow actors and executives who made the film.
For 25 years, the SAG Awards have been ‘the actors’ party’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards turns 25 on Sunday and executive producer Kathy Connell has shaped every one.
And while the milestone anniversary offers a chance to reflect on the show's growth and impact, Connell says not to expect too many flashbacks on the telecast, which will be broadcast on TNT and TBS beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern.
"We're going to have some lookbacks but we only have two hours, our show is very tight," Connell said.
SAG Awards producer marks milestone
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper among SAG Awards presenters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek are among the first presenters announced for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other presenters announced Wednesday by the actors union include Chadwick Boseman, Sam Elliott, Constance Wu, John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Michelle Yeoh.
Ken Jeong, Henry Golding, Angela Bassett, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee and Joe Mazzello round out the list of first presenters.
Screen Actors Guild slams film academy for Oscar tactics
NEW YORK (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild on Monday called on the film academy to stop trying to prevent stars from appearing on award shows before the Oscars.
In an unusually critical statement, SAG-AFTRA said it has received multiple reports that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pressuring certain actors to appear only at next month's Academy Awards. Several award shows occur before that, including the guild's own Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 27.
Tom Hanks to present SAG’s lifetime award to Alan Alda
NEW YORK (AP) — One of America's sweethearts hands the torch to another when Tom Hanks presents Alan Alda with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Award ceremony.
The 82-year-old Alda, a Golden Globe- and Emmy-winner, will become the 55th recipient of the annual award given to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession." Hanks will hand it to him in a Jan. 27 ceremony.
‘A Star Is Born’ tops SAG Awards nominations
‘A Star Is Born’ tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound
NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner.
List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David Washington, "BlacKkKlansman."
Alan Alda to receive SAG Life Achievement Award in 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year's Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony.
The actors union announced Thursday that Alda will accept its highest honor on January 27. The award to given annually to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession."
Viola Davis has regrets about role in ‘The Help’
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film "The Help."
Janney thought film acclaim eluded her _ then came ‘I Tonya’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy Awards seem like formality when it comes to the best supporting actress category this year.
Since the world devoured Allison Janney's brilliantly acidic performance as Tonya Harding's abusive mother in "I, Tonya," she has won nearly every major award she's been up for, including a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild award, a Golden Globe and a Critics' Choice prize.
Memorable moments you didn’t see at the SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While actors are accustomed to being on camera, not every starry moment at the Screen Actors Guild Awards makes the screen. Here's a look at some of the celebrity exchanges that took place off-camera:
AN EMOTIONAL VICTORY
First, Sterling K. Brown was jumping for joy. Then he couldn't stop crying.
Brown was a double winner at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Saturday, taking acting honors for his performance in "This is Us" and sharing in the show's ensemble award.
Robbie, Kidman, Berry shine at SAGs
Kidman’s mission to ‘eradicate violence against women’
‘Veep’ cast praises Louis-Dreyfus
‘Three Billboards’ sweeps female-focused SAG Awards
With a lighter touch, SAG Awards follows a familiar script
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a still undetermined awards race and an industry undergoing tectonic shifts with the Me Too and Time's Up movements, awards shows have become canaries in the coal mine.
After the Golden Globes, it was clear that the entertainment business was not shying away from its problems, but the Screen Actors Guild Awards suggested that perhaps the Hollywood reckoning is now following a familiar script.
Weinstein accusers Tomei, Arquette name ‘silence breakers’ at SAG Awards
‘Three Billboards’ sweeps female-focused SAG Awards
‘This Is Us,’ ‘Veep’ casts take top SAG TV series awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" won the top drama series trophy at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, making up for the Emmy and Golden Globe honors that eluded it and taking a stand for broadcast network TV amid growing online competition.
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards began Sunday night as it traditionally does, with actors discussing how they became actors.
But this year there was a twist -- only women spoke.
It was further evidence that #MeToo and Time's Up movements will remain a central focus of Hollywood's award season.
Women are taking center stage at the ceremony with the SAG Awards featuring its first-ever host, Kristen Bell and all-female presenters.
The Latest: Stars mingle and dance at SAG Awards after-party
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's presentation of the Screen Actors Guild from the Shrine Auditorium (all times local):
The SAG Awards are over, but the after-party is giving nominees the chance to mingle and unwind.
Robert De Niro held court on a couch in the center of the room and looked deep in conversation as machines billowed smoke around him and lights danced from the ceiling.
Complete list of winners at 24th annual SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A partial list of winners at Sunday's 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles:
Actor: Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour"
Actress: Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Supporting actor: Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Supporting actress: Allison Janney, "I, Tonya"
Cast: "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Stunt ensemble: "Wonder Woman"
Actor in a drama series: Sterling K. Brown, "This is Us"
Spotlight to focus on women at 24th annual SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards' tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won't be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday. The show is also focusing its spotlight on women, with nearly all female presenters, all women opening the show and a first-ever host in actress Kristen Bell.
For producer Kathy Connell, SAG Awards are a family legacy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For Kathy Connell, putting on the Screen Actors Guild Awards is part of a family legacy.
The veteran producer behind every SAG Awards ceremony first got involved with the union because of her actor father, and serving on the union board led her to meet her husband, Daryl Anderson.
In ‘Alienist,’ Dakota Fanning breaks 1890s rules for women
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dakota Fanning was unfazed by being on her own for six months in Budapest or the dark nature of the TV series that brought her there, TNT's adaptation of "The Alienist," Caleb Carr's 1994 novel.
The young actress said creating a life in Europe proved an exciting and "transformative" time, one that allowed her to disconnect from routine demands and "lean into the experience" and her role.
Long before SAG Awards, statuettes start out as molten metal
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards often remark on their statuettes — their green-black appearance, their hefty weight — but the awards start out in a decidedly different state: as molten metal.
Tomei, Arquette, Nash and Munn to present at SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mandy Moore, Marisa Tomei, Olivia Munn and Rosanna Arquette will be among the presenters at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Niecy Nash, Gina Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph and SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris are among the presenters announced Wednesday. The SAG Awards honor outstanding performances in television and film, with "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and "Big Little Lies" the leading nominees.
Dafoe finds encouragement for his craft in early awards noms
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willem Dafoe came into "The Florida Project" ready to be transformed, and working in a cheap motel helped him get there.
The 62-year-old actor has been collecting accolades — including a Golden Globe Award nod and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination — for his performance in the Sean Baker film, which was set and shot at the Magic Castle hotel in the shadows of Orlando's Disney World.
‘Three Billboards’ tops SAG noms, ‘Big Sick’ bounces back
NEW YORK (AP) — In nominations announced Wednesday, the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards heartily endorsed the Frances McDormand-led revenge drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," offered swift redemption for the Golden Globes-overlooked romantic comedy "The Big Sick" and left many Oscar favorites empty handed.
List of nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Timothee Chalamet, "Call Me By Your Name," James Franco, "The Disaster Artist," Daniel Kaluuya, "Get Out," Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour" and Denzel Washington, "Roman J. Israel, ESQ."
Screen Actors Guild Awards taps first host: Kristen Bell
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards will have a host for the first time next year.
Executive producer Kathy Connell said Monday that actress Kristen Bell will preside over the 24th annual ceremony in January.
Bell said in a statement that she's "a little nervous" about being the show's first host but glad she'll be in the company of her acting colleagues. The SAG Awards recognize outstanding performances in TV and film as chosen by members of the actors' union.
Morgan Freeman to receive SAG Life Achievement Award in 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Morgan Freeman will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year's Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony.
The actors union announced Tuesday that Freeman will accept its highest honor on Jan. 21, 2018.
Emma Stone’s F-bomb among off-camera antics at SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actors obviously love the camera, but some of the most delightful and insightful moments at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards didn't make the show. Here's a look at some of the fun from behind the scenes:
The SAG Awards statuette is the heaviest of Hollywood's awards season — a full 3½ pounds weightier than the Oscar. Every actor who receives one remarks on its heft.
At SAG Awards, protest of immigration ban takes spotlight
Oscar season is looking more and more like one very well-dressed protest against President Donald Trump.
In speech after fiery speech at Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards, winners struck a defiant tone against Trump's sweeping immigration ban. Their words varied from tender personal reflections to full-throated battle cries, but they were nearly uniform in channeling the nationwide demonstrations sparked by Trump's halting of immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
‘Stranger Things’ is upset winner of SAG Awards’ TV prize
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Youth was served as the kid-dominated "Stranger Things" proved the surprise Screen Actors Guild Awards top TV winner Sunday, with "Shameless" star William H. Macy scoring his own upset victory over Jeffrey Tambor of "Transparent."
Quotes from Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards
Remarks from winners and others at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards:
"This story is of unity, this story is what happens when we put our differences aside and we come together as a human race. We win, love wins, every time. ... Thank you so much for appreciating these women. They are 'Hidden Figures' no more!" — Taraji P. Henson, accepting ensemble cast honors for the film "Hidden Figures," about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space program.