The cast of Black Panther won for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a motion picture at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last night.
Also the cast of the Amazon‘s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel took home three awards, including top performance by an ensemble in a comedy series. Star Rachel Brosnahan won an individual award as did Tony Shalhoub who said,
“I just want to say that the greatest honor of my life is to be nominated in the same category as Alan Arkin.“
Mahershala Ali won for male actor in a supporting role for Green Book solidifying his status as a favorite for an Oscar next month.
Rami Malek won for his performance in Bohemian Rhapsody although the film has been pulled by the GLAAD Awards due to sexual assault accusations of its director, Bryan Singer.
Glenn Close, who reunited with her Fatal Attraction co-star Michael Douglas to present, beat out Lady Gaga again with her performance by a female actor in a leading role for The Wife.
In a sweet tribute by Tom Hanks, Alan Alda was presented with a lifetime achievement award. Last year he revealed he has Parkinson’s disease. He got a standing ovation. He said this
“comes at a time when I’ve had a chance to look back at my life and think of what it means to be an actor. It may never have been more urgent to see the world through another person’s eyes than when the culture is divided so sharply. Actors can help, at least a little, just by doing what we do. And the nice part is it’s fun to do!“
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman said about the cultural significance of the film’s success,
“We knew that we had something special, that we could create a world that exemplified a world that we wanted to see.“
For a full winners list, go here.