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While some of the nominees in the Theatrical Motion Pictures category for January's 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® followed conventional Hollywood wisdom ('Invictus,' 'The Blind Side'), there were some surprises.

The most notable were for Quentin Tarantino's violent epic 'Inglourious Basterds,' Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq war drama 'The Hurt Locker' and the gritty, inner city coming-of-age tale 'Precious: Based On The Novel 'Push' By Sapphire.' Even a few members of the press made quiet cheers or audible gasps of (pleased) surprise at those announcements.

The nominees were announced this morning at a press conference in Los Angeles by Chris O'Donnell and Michelle Monaghan. The Actor® Awards Ceremony will air live on Sat., Jan. 23, 2010, on TNT and TBS at 8PM ET. While some of the nominees in the Theatrical Motion Pictures category for January's 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® followed conventional Hollywood wisdom ('Invictus,' 'The Blind Side'), there were some surprises.

The most notable were for Quentin Tarantino's violent epic 'Inglourious Basterds,' Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq war drama 'The Hurt Locker' and the gritty, inner city coming-of-age tale 'Precious: Based On The Novel 'Push' By Sapphire.' Even a few members of the press made quiet cheers or audible gasps of (pleased) surprise at those announcements.

The nominees were announced this morning at a press conference in Los Angeles by Chris O'Donnell and Michelle Monaghan. The Actor® Awards Ceremony will air live on Sat., Jan. 23, 2010, on TNT and TBS at 8PM ET.

The SAG nominees are:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Jeff Bridges, 'Crazy Heart'
George Clooney, 'Up In The Air'
Colin Firth, 'A Single Man'
Morgan Freeman, 'Invictus'
Jeremy Renner, 'The Hurt Locker'


Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Sandra Bullock, 'The Blind Side'
Helen Mirren, 'The Last Station'
Carey Mulligan, 'An Education'
Gabourey Sidibe, 'Precious: Based On The Novel 'Push' By Sapphire'
Meryl Streep 'Julie & Julia'


Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Matt Damon, 'Invictus'
Woody Harrelson, 'The Messenger'
Christopher Plummer, 'The Last Station'
Stanley Tucci, 'The Lovely Bones'
Christoph Waltz, 'Inglourious Basterds'


Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Penelope Cruz, 'Nine'
Vera Farmiga, 'Up In The Air'
Anna Kendrick, 'Up In The Air'
Diane Kruger, 'Inglourious Basterds'
Mo'Nique, 'Precious: Based On The Novel 'Push' By Sapphire'

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
'An Education'
'The Hurt Locker'
'Inglourious Basterds'
'Nine'
'Precious: Based On The Novel 'Push' By Sapphire'

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