7 Things You Need to Know Before the 2018 SAG Awards

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Sunday marks the twenty fourth Annual Display Actors Guild Awards.

Ever since 1995, the SAG Awards have honored excellent appearing performances in each movie and tv. This yr, stars will head to the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and Expo Corridor to have fun the work of their friends. Celebrities like Halle Berry, Emma Stone and Lupita Nyong’o will current the awards for the thirteen classes.

Regardless that the nominees have been introduced again in December, there’s nonetheless a lot extra followers have to know earlier than the large night time. Do not panic! We have got you coated. Listed here are seven key details it’s essential to know concerning the 2018 SAG Awards.

1. Kristen Bell is the award present’s first-ever host

That is proper. The Good Place star is making historical past by serving because the very first SAG Award M.C. Whereas SAG-AFTRA could also be new to a internet hosting gig, Bell is just not. Not solely did she co-host the Movie Unbiased Spirit Awards in 2015 however she additionally hosted the CMT Music Awards three years in a row.

2. Actors decide the winners

Any SAG-AFTRA member in good standing can forged his or her vote and assist decide who wins the trophy. In accordance with the SAG Awards, 121,544 members of the actors’ union have been capable of fill out a poll this yr and 239 actors have been nominated.

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three. The coveted award is known as The Actor

The Academy has the Oscar; the HFPA has the Golden Globe statuette; and SAG-AFTRA has the Actor. In accordance with the SAG Awards, the bronze statue stands sixteen inches tall and weighs 12 kilos.

four. Morgan Freeman is receiving the SAG Life Achievement Award

It seems like Freeman will probably be including one other statue to his shelf. The Oscar-profitable actor is about to obtain the SAG Life Achievement Award. Based on the SAG Awards, the dignity is given to an actor who embodies the “best beliefs of the appearing career.” Previous winners embrace Lily Tomlin, Sidney Poitier, Carol Burnett, Debbie Reynolds and Dick Van Dyke.

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5. Three Billboards leads in movie nominations whereas Stranger Issues, GLOW and Huge Little Lies have probably the most TV nods

Three Billboards Outdoors Ebbing, Missouri was one of many massive winners on the 2018 Golden Globes—taking house 4 statues, together with one for Greatest Movement Image (Drama). Trying to proceed their profitable streak, the forged is strolling into Sunday night time with 4 nods—probably the most within the movie classes.

Huge Little Lies has additionally skilled nice success this awards season—taking residence eight Emmys and 4 Golden Globes. Now, it is tied with Stranger Issues and GLOW for probably the most nominations within the TV classes with 4 nods.

6. Attendees will take pleasure in loads of meals and drinks

Stars will not have to fret about operating out of bubbly when it comes time to toast. 480 commonplace bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Francaise can be served contained in the showroom and on the publish-awards gala. Add on the one hundred sixty magnums served on the gala, and there must be loads of champagne for everybody.

As for the celebrities who take pleasure in a great cocktail, Chopin Vodka and Clase Azul Tequila are providing a number of specialty drinks. As well as, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Eating places will pour a complete of 4 barrels of wine all through the night. The wine will complement a dinner catered by Wolfgang Puck, which can embrace Center Japanese meals with African spices. To organize the feast, the chef will use about 500 pears, 300 kilos of salmon and 350 kilos of hen.

7. The large present begins Jan. 21 at eight p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on TNT and TBS

Did not get an invitation to this yr’s award present? No drawback! You possibly can nonetheless catch all the motion on Sunday, Jan. 21 at eight p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. The present will air stay on TNT and TBS. TBS and TNT subscribers also can watch the award present by way of the networks’ web sites, cellular apps and related system apps.


Watch E!’s Stay From the Pink Carpet: 2018 SAG Awards particular Sunday, Jan. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. ET/three p.m. PT! For full protection of the SAG Awards, watch E! Information Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 and eleven p.m.

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