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Actors guild goes 'Wild' with notable omissions

SAG nominates Hirsch, Holbrook and Keener. Globe favorites 'Atonement' and 'Sweeney Todd' are shut out.

December 21, 2007|Susan King | Times Staff Writer

Joining "The Sopranos" in the category of ensemble in a drama series are "Boston Legal," "The Closer," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Mad Men." Nominees for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series are "Desperate Housewives," "Entourage," "The Office," "30 Rock" and "Ugly Betty."

The guild announced two new honors for this year, recognizing outstanding performance by a stunt ensemble in motion pictures and television. The awards, which will go to the stunt performers and the stunt coordinator, will be announced from the red carpet during the ceremony's pre-show webcasts on and The stunt nominees for movies are "The Bourne Ultimatum," "I Am Legend," "The Kingdom," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" and "300." On the television side, the nominees are "Heroes," "Lost," "Rome," "24" and "The Unit."

Also scheduled to be honored during the ceremony is Charles Durning, previously announced as the recipient of the guild's 44th annual lifetime achievement award.

Two randomly selected teams -- one for television and one for movies, each comprising 2,100 SAG members -- selected the nominees.


For The Record
Los Angeles Times Tuesday, January 08, 2008 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 2 National Desk 2 inches; 65 words Type of Material: Correction
Screen Actors Guild Awards: An article in the Dec. 21 Calendar section about nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards said that since the awards were created, no performer has won an Oscar without at least being nominated for the SAG honor. In fact, Marcia Gay Harden won the Academy Award as best supporting actress for "Pollock" in 2001 without having received a SAG nomination.

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