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Cumberbatch SAG Award Nominations

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Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for several Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards.

The nominations for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning and include two Trek actors.

Cumberbatch was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Alan Turing on The Imitation Game. He goes up against Steve Carell (Foxcatcher), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler), Michael Keaton (Birdman), and Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything).

Cumberbatch is part of the cast of The Imitation Game, which picked up a nomination in the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category. The Imitation Game goes up against Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The Theory of Everything.

In addition to his movie nominations, Cumberbatch was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for his work in Sherlock: His Last Vow as Sherlock Holmes. Also nominated were Adrien Brody (Houdini), Richard Jenkins (Olive Kitteridge), Mark Ruffalo (The Normal Heart), and Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo).

Kate Mulgrew‘s show, Orange is the New Black, was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. The show is up against The Big Bang Theory, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Modern Family, and Veep.

The SAG Award Ceremony will be held Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 and will be simulcast on TNT and TBS live at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

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  1. Cumberbatch is a good actor, and I wish him well, but I don’t really consider him a STAR TREK actor. His playing a white Khan in the second reboot movie didn’t give me any interest in his career in general, partly because I think he shouldn’t have been in the movie in the first place.

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