The 27th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, which honor some of the year’s best performances in film and television, kicked off Sunday evening.
The ceremony was pre-recorded and edited down to a one-hour special. Roughly 160,000 members in the guild honored the late Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Daniel Kaluuya, Yuh-Jung Youn, and the cast of “The Trial of the Chicago 7” in film.
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Boseman, who passed away in August after a private battle with colon cancer, posthumously won the SAG Award for outstanding performance by a leading man for his role in the movie “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom“. Boseman’s widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, accepted the award.
Furthermore, The actor’s co-star in the film, Viola Davis, was also honored. She accepting the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a leading role.
In television, “The Crown” and “Schitt’s Creek” continued their awards season success.
Check out the full list of SAG Award winners 2021, here.