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Originally posted 01/23/2010 01:00PM
Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock will step back into the ring Saturday night to duke it out for best actress at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The stars of Julie & Julia and The Blind Side have each garnered praise and award nods this season. They made headlines earlier this month when they tied for the top actress honor at the Critics Choice Movie Awards and ended their mock rivalry with a steamy kiss.
"I'm very monogamous. It's just Meryl and I. If I was gonna go the lady route, I chose the best, and I stick with the best. I don't slum it," Bullock told E! when asked if she plans on kissing anyone again tonight.
Before the Jan. 18 Golden Globes, Bullock deadpanned in an interview with PBS' Tavis Smiley that "Meryl's gonna win, and I'm gonna take her down. When she walks up there, you're gonna see my heel come off and I'm gonna be like – whoo! This heel is gonna take Meryl Streep down."
In the end, both Bullock and Streep won at the Golden Globe Awards, which has categories for both comedies and dramas.
Their other competitors for the SAG trophy include Helen Mirren for The Last Station, Carey Mulligan for An Education and Gabourey Sidibe for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.
Originally posted 01/22/2010 02:30PM
Get your hands on what the stars have had their hands on – with the help of an online auction.
The Screen Actors Guild is putting up for bid sheet music used (and signed) by the cast of Glee, luggage carried by Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air and a 30 Rock script signed by stars Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan.
To bid on these and other items, click here. Proceeds of the auction, which ends Jan. 29, benefit the SAG Foundation.
The SAG Awards will be held in Los Angeles on Saturday night at 8 ET on TNT and TBS.
Originally posted 01/22/2010 06:30AM
Betty White, who will be honored at Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards with a lifetime achievement salute, seems to just get better with age.
Once described by the Wall Street Journal as "television's longest-working actress," the 88-year-old White had her first starring sitcom role in 1953's Life With Elizabeth.
For many years after that you might say she was best known not so much as an actress but as herself, Betty White – pretty, pert, charming – on talk shows and game shows. It was only in middle age that she landed her two most famous roles, both of which confirmed her as a funny, unusually nimble actress who could quicken the chemistry of any sitcom ensemble.
Originally posted 01/19/2010 11:00AM
As Hollywood award season rolls on, Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick are among the latest presenters to be announced for this Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Also announced as presenters Tuesday were Sigourney Weaver, Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Romano, Jeremy Renner, Carey Mulligan, Anthony Mackie, Felicity Huffman and Brian Geraghty.
They join a roster that already includes Alec Baldwin, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Michelle Monaghan, Chris O'Donnell, Anna Paquin, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci.
Originally posted 01/07/2010 11:55AM
George Clooney, Alec Baldwin and Meryl Streep will be among the stars presenting at the Jan. 23 Screen Actors Guild Awards, it was announced Thursday.
Clooney, a four-time SAG Award best actor winner, was nominated for his performance in Up in the Air.
Baldwin, who will co-host the Oscars in March with Steve Martin, got a SAG Award nod again this year for the NBC hit show 30 Rock. Streep is up for leading actress for her role in Julie & Julia.
Sandra Bullock, who is nominated for leading actress for The Blind Side, will present the Life Achievement Award to Betty White, her costar in The Proposal.
Originally posted 01/05/2010 06:05AM
Here's a proposal Golden Girls star Betty White can't refuse: accepting her Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award from Sandra Bullock.
The hand-off will take place at the16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, to be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 23, from Los Angeles's Shrine Exposition Center. (Check local listings for time, including that of the encore presentation.)
The two starred together in 2009's box-office hit, the romantic comedy The Proposal. White played the spiritual Alaskan grandmother of Bullock's love interest (and coerced fiancé), Ryan Reynolds.
Originally posted 12/17/2009 09:40AM
Hot on the heels of this week's Golden Globe nominations, Hollywood woke up Thursday to more honors – with the announcement of the Screen Actors Guild Award nominees – which brought some obvious choices as well as a few surprises among the names from big screen and small.
While the already honored (by critics' groups) George Clooney is again off and running as a nominated actor of Up in the Air, and Meryl Streep received yet another nod for her leading role in Julie & Julia, the field of leading men also included Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart; Colin Firth, A Single Man; Morgan Freeman, Invictus; and relative newcomer Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
Streep's competition is made up of Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side; Helen Mirren The Last Station; Carey Mulligan An Education; and Gabourey Sidibe, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.
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