In just a few hours, the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place at the Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium to celebrate the performances and projects of our favorite actors.
Stars from both film and television will be accelerated tonight! Although the nominees for the award show were announced back in December, there is still so much you need to know before tuning in!
Have no fear! Sheen is here! Take a look at six keynotes you need to know about the 2018 SAG Awards.
1. Actors pick the winners of each category –
According to the SAG Awards, a total of 121,544 members of the actors’ union filled out a ballot this year! A whopping 239 actors have been nominated at this year’s award show.
2. Morgan Freeman will be honored tonight with the SAG Life Achievement Award –
Yet another achievement for the Oscar-winning actor! According to the SAG Awards, each year, the SAG Life Achievement Award recipient is an actor that embodies the “finest ideals of the acting profession.” Congratulations Morgan Freeman!
3. Three Billboards leads the film nominations –
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was among one of the biggest winners just a few weeks ago at the 2018 Golden Globes with a total of four wins! The cast of the film will walk into the SAG Awards with four nominations – the most in the film categories.
4. Big Little Lies, Stranger Things, and GLOW lead in the television nominations –
While Big Little Big Lies has achieved much success this awards season, they are now tied with Stranger Things and GLOW for the most nominations in the television categories with four total nominations!
5. Kristen Bell makes history as the first ever host of the SAG Awards –
In a recent interview, Bell stated, “Though I will say the most exciting part for me is that being the first host, you don’t even have to say “the first female host.” Just “the first host,” which is something that doesn’t happen every day.”
6. The 2018 SAG Awards will air LIVE!
The celebratory award show will air tonight on TNT and TBS at 8PM ET/5PM PT! Will you be tuning in? Let us know in the comments below!
Be sure to head back to Sheen Magazine tonight as we will cover the Red Carpet Fashion and provide the FULL list of winners of the 2018 SAG Awards!
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