Last night was the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
The show was aired on both TNT and TBS, was notably border-breaking, with historic wins for deaf actors, Korean stars and some of Hollywood’s biggest names.
There was no host for the third year in a row. Last year’s show was completely virtual, featuring pre-taped skits and acceptance speeches, brought to viewers from a Zoom-like break room.
In an upset, In an upset, the deaf family drama “CODA” took top honours at the awards. CODA is an Apple TV+ coming-of-age film featuring a trio of deaf actors in Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur and Daniel Durant, along with newcomer Emilia Jones, winning best ensemble.
Outstanding male actor in a leading role went to Will Smith for ‘King Richard’. Outstanding stunt ensemble in a motion picture went to ‘No Time To Die’, Outstanding Male Actor in a Drama Series went to Lee Jung-jae of Squid Game, Jung Ho-yeon took home the award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series for Squid Game’. Outstanding Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series also went to ‘Squid Games’.