Nominations for the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. Birdman and Modern Family scored the most nominations, with four each, including nominations for best motion picture cast and best comedy series ensemble. Birdman was also nominated for best actor (Michael Keaton), best supporting actor (Edward Norton) and best supporting actress (Emma Stone). Boyhood scored the second most film nominations, with three, including ones for best motion picture cast, best supporting actor (Ethan Hawke) and best supporting actress (Patricia Arquette). On the TV side, Modern Family is up for best comedy series ensemble, best comedy actor (two noms: Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet) and best comedy actress (Julie Bowen). The show is currently tied with ER for the most ensemble wins, at four each, a record Modern Family could break with another trophy in 2015. Other multiple TV nominees include Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and Homeland, which each scored three nominations, including recognition for their stunt ensembles. Downton Abbey, Orange Is the New Black, The Big Bang Theory and Veep landed two nominations each. HBO scored the most TV SAG nominations this year with 14, followed by ABC, Netflix and Showtime, with five noms each. It was previously announced that Debbie Reynolds would receive the Life Achievement Award.
Ansel Elgort and Eva Longoria joined SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard to reveal the nominees, from the Pacific Design Center, with the announcement telecast live on TNT and TBS and webcast live. The awards will be handed out Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in a ceremony to be simulcast on TNT and TBS live at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.