Newswire: The SAG awards nominees include Mad Men and a blacklisted man

As The A.V. Club continues to roll out its picks for best of, well, everything, it should be noted that there are other institutions out there getting ready to deploy their superlatives, some of which even do so in a fancy ceremony with group selfies (gelfies?) to be aired at a later date. One such body is the Screen Actors Guild, an actors’ labor union that acknowledges said labor with awards. SAG has just announced the nominees for its 2016 awards, which include Trumbo, Mad Men, and first-timer Key & Peele.

The Bryan Cranston-led Trumbo, about the titular “irascible old coot” who wrote Roman Holiday, nabbed three nominations, including one for outstanding performance by a movie cast. Elsewhere in film, SAG saw fit to fill its Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading (film) Role category with naught but portrayals of real-life guys, including Johnny Depp as …

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