Straight Outta Compton cast

Straight Outta Compton cast

*The main cast of “Straight Outta Compton” was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award this morning, adding to a 2016 award season collection that already includes nods from the People’s Choice Awards, the Satellite Awards, five from the NAACP Image Awards and three wins from the African American Film Awards, including Best Picture.

Nominations for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. The cast of NWA’s biopic will compete against the casts of “Trumbo,” “Beasts of No Nation,” “The Big Short” and “Spotlight” for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, which is the SAG equivalent of the top picture of the year.

Last night, it was named Best Picture, Best Ensemble, and Best Actor (Jason Mitchell) by the African-American Film Critics Association.

Key & Peele

Key & Peele

Also nominated for SAG Awards are Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele,” the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” and its co-star Uzo Aduba.

Emmy winner Viola Davis earned “How to Get Away With Murder’s” lone SAG nomination, best actress in a drama. She’ll compete against “Homeland’s” Claire Danes, “The Good Wife’s” Julianna Margulies, “Downton Abbey’s” Maggie Smith and “House of Cards’” Robin Wright.

Idris Elba in "Beasts of No Nation"

Idris Elba in “Beasts of No Nation”

Acting nominations also went to Queen Latifah for HBO’s “Bessie” and Idris Elba for both “Beasts of No Nation” (Netflix) and “Luther” (BBC America).

The awards will be held at the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 30 following voting by the 165,000 members of SAG-AFTRA. The telecast will air live on TNT and TBS.

View the full list of nominees below with several audio extras:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Beasts of No Nation
The Big Short
Spotlight
Straight Outta Compton
Trumbo

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Helen Mirren, Woman in Gold
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Sarah Silverman, I Smile Back

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Johnny Depp, Black Mass
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon, 99 Homes
Jacob Tremblay, Room

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Helen Mirren, Trumbo
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Everest
Fast 7
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation

TELEVISION

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Julianne Marguiles, The Good Wife
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Key & Peele
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Transparent
Veep

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Louis C.K., Louie
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Below, Aduba talks about the show’s ability to depict the humanity of the inmates – beyond their crimes:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Mini-series or Television Movie
Idris Elba, Luther
Ben Kingsley, Tut
Ray Liotta, Texas Rising
Bill Murray, A Very Murray Christmas
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Mini-series or Television Movie
Nicole Kidman, Grace of Monaco
Christina Ricci, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles
Susan Sarandon, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
Kristen Wiig, The Spoils Before Dying
Queen Latifah, Bessie

Below, Latifah talks about identifying with Bessie Smith on a “pain” level.

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
The Blacklist
Daredevil
Game of Thrones
Homeland
The Walking Dead