Well this came as a surprise and a half! The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced today, and Nicole is nominated not once, but twice! She is nominated in the Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for Hemingway & Gellhorn, but the real surprise is her inclusion in the list for Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for The Paperboy. This is a fantastic achievement, so a big congratulations goes to Nic!! It gives her Oscar campaign a massive boost. Golden Globe nominations are announced tomorrow, so we’ll see how much the hype has grown then.
Read Nicole’s reaction statement below the category list below.
The SAG Awards will take place on January 27th 2013, and will air live on TNT and TBS in the US.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
SALLY FIELD / Mary Todd Lincoln – “LINCOLN” (Touchstone Pictures)
ANNE HATHAWAY / Fantine – “LES MISÉRABLES” (Universal Pictures)
HELEN HUNT / Cheryl – “THE SESSIONS” (Fox Searchlight)
NICOLE KIDMAN / Charlotte Bless – “THE PAPERBOY” (Millennium Entertainment)
MAGGIE SMITH / Muriel Donnelly – “THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL” (Fox Searchlight)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
NICOLE KIDMAN / Martha Gellhorn – “HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN” (HBO)
JULIANNE MOORE / Sarah Palin – “GAME CHANGE” (HBO)
CHARLOTTE RAMPLING / Eva Delectorskaya – “RESTLESS” (Sundance Channel)
SIGOURNEY WEAVER / Elaine Barrish Hammond – “POLITICAL ANIMALS” (USA)
ALFRE WOODARD / Ouiser – “STEEL MAGNOLIAS” (Lifetime)
Nicole Kidman: “This acknowledgement from my peers means everything to me. I love acting. I love actors. This has absolutely floored me. Thank you so much!”