‘Everything Everywhere’ wins SAG awards

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‘Everything Everywhere’ wins SAG awards


Exemplary competition Everything everywhere at once took home the top film honor at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, cementing its position as the front-runner for the best picture award at the Oscars next month.

The film, about a Chinese-American laundromat who struggles to do his taxes amid family conflict, said a pile of trophies last week at the Hollywood awards ceremony. until the Academy Awards on March 12.

On Sunday, the cast of Everything everywhere was named best picture by members of the SAG-AFTRA labor union. The SAG film awards are closely watched because actors make up the majority of Oscar voters.

The science-fiction film also won awards for lead actress Michelle Yeoh, who portrays laundromat owner Evelyn Wang, and the cast. foster son of Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis.

An overwhelmed Yeoh spoke through tears – and a few expletives – as he accepted his cup.

“This is not just for me. It’s for all little girls like me,” Yeoh said. “Thank you for giving me a seat at the table.”
Quan – he was a child who had a special role in 1984 Indiana Jones movies, but he was tired of working for many years – he is said to be the first Asian to win the category.

“When I stepped away from acting, it was because of the lack of opportunities,” said the Vietnamese-American. “The scene is completely different now than before, thanks to everyone in this room who contributed to these changes.”

When the cast rose for the award, Yeoh handed the microphone to 94-year-old James Hong, who played her father in the film.

Early in his career, Hong recalled, producers said, “Asians are not good enough, and they are not box office.

Everything everywhere previously received top honors in the Editor’s Choice Awards and Awards. The movie was also a commercial success, selling more than $107 million worth of tickets. It is the highest grossing film for the A24 film distribution.
The SAG Award for best actor went to Brendan Fraser for playing a man who can’t give up, and who desperately tries to reconnect with his daughter in The Whale.

Fraser says that as a child he “never believed that I would be offered the role of my life,” Charlie, the man in the Whale of “being on a ship of sorrow in a sea of ​​hope.”

“I was on that ocean and I rode that wave,” he said.

In television episodes, the cast of Abbott Elementarya satire about teachers at an underfunded Philadelphia school, won best TV comedy.

The White Church The cast won the Drama Series Award for the second season of the show, set in Italy, about wealthy vacationers and the staff who serve them at a luxury resort. a.

Sally Field, 76, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for a career that began nearly 60 years ago in TV shows. Gidget and The Flying Nun before making an Oscar-winning film from which he was removed Norma Rae yes Steel Magnolia yes Forrest Gump yes Lincoln.

“There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t feel happy to call myself an actor,” he said.

Here are the winners at the 29th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards:

Best Picture

Everything everywhere at once

Best Actress, Movie

Brendan Fraser, The Whale

Best Actress, Motion Picture

Michelle Yeoh Everything everywhere at once

Best Female Support Model, Image

Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything everywhere at once

Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture

Ke Huy Quan, Everything everywhere at once

Best Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series

Jessica Chastain, George and Tammy

Best Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series

Sam Elliott, 1883

Best Actress, TV Drama

Jennifer Coolidge, The White Church

Best Actress, Best Drama

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Best Actress, TV Comedy

Jean Smart, Hacks

Best Actor, TV Comedy

Jeremy Allen White, The Bear

Big TV Drama Ensemble

The White Church

Best TV Comedy Ensemble

Abbott Elementary

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