SAG Predictions: Best Cast Ensemble – A Place for ‘CODA’ to Shine

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UPDATED: Nov 25, 2021


Oscar nominations voting begins on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, and will end on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. The official Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, with the ceremony taking place on Sunday, Mar. 27, 2022.

Awards Season Calendar (2021-2022)


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1 “Belfast” Focus Features Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Morgan, Jude Hill
2 CODA Apple Original Films Emilia Jones, Eugenio Derbez, Troy Kotsur, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Daniel Durant, Marlee Matlin
3 “King Richard” Warner Bros Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, Jon Bernthal
4 “The Power of the Dog” Netflix Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Thomasin McKenzie, Genevieve Lemon, Keith Carradine, Frances Conroy
5 “Don’t Look Up” Netflix Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep
6 “The Harder They Fall” Netflix Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Danielle Deadwyler, Edi Gathegi, Deon Cole
7 “Being the Ricardos” Amazon Studios Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J. K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jake Lacy, Clark Gregg
8 “Tick, Tick … Boom!” Netflix Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, Judith Light, Vanessa Hudgens
9 “Nightmare Alley” Searchlight Pictures Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Paul Anderson, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, David Strathairn
10 “Dune” Warner Bros Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem
11 “House of Gucci” United Artists Releasing/MGM Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Salma Hayek, Al Pacino
12 “West Side Story” 20th Century Studios Rachel Zegler. Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Corey Stoll, Brian d’Arcy James, Rita Moreno
13 “The Tragedy of Macbeth” A24/Apple Original Films Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Corey Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Harry Melling, Moses Ingram, Kathryn Hunter, Stephen Root, Sean Patrick Harris
14 “Mass” Bleecker Street Reed Birney, Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton
15 “The French Dispatch” Searchlight Pictures Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson
16 “Red Rocket” A24 Simon Rex, Bree Elrod, Suzanna Son, Brenda Deiss, Marlon Lambert, Brittany Rodriguez, Ethan Darbone, Shih-Ching Tsou
17 “The Lost Daughter” Netflix Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson, Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Mescal, Ed Harris
18 “Licorice Pizza” MGM/United Artists Releasing Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdie
19 “In the Heights” Warner Bros Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Jimmy Smits, Lin-Manuel Miranda
20 “Spencer” Neon/Topic Studios Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, Jack Farthing, Sean Harris, Sally Hawkins
“A Hero” Amazon Studios
“A Quiet Place Part II” Paramount Pictures
“Bergman Island” IFC Films
“Black Widow” Marvel Studios
“Blue Bayou” Focus Features
“C’mon C’mon” A24
“Cruella” Walt Disney Pictures
“Cyrano” United Artists Releasing/MGM
“Dear Evan Hansen” Universal Pictures
“Eternals” Marvel Studios
“Free Guy” 20th Century Studios
“Last Night in Soho” Focus Features
“Mothering Sunday” Sony Pictures Classics
“No Time to Die” United Artists Releasing/MGM
“Parallel Mothers” Sony Pictures Classics
“Passing” Netflix
“Respect” United Artists Releasing/MGM
“Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” Marvel Studios
“Shiva Baby” Utopia
“Swan Song” Apple Original Films
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Searchlight Pictures
“The Green Knight” A24
“The Guilty” Netflix
“The Humans” A24 / Showtime
“The Last Duel” 20th Century Studios
“The Tender Bar” Amazon Studios
“Zola” A24

2022 SAG Awards Predictions (Film)

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About the SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards, hosted by SAG-AFTRA, is an annual award show that has become one of the most important and key indicators for the Oscars. Four films have won the most SAG awards with three: 1999’s “American Beauty,” 2002’s “Chicago,” 2011’s “The Help” and 2017’s “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Three movies have been nominated for the most SAG awards with five: 1998’s “Shakespeare in Love,” “Chicago” and 2008’s “Doubt.”

  • The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM.