2017 SAG Winners
January 29th marked the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. We’d like to extend a congratulation to the cast of Hidden Figures who won for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture as well as the cast of Orange is the New Black who won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Hidden Figures is a biographical drama based on the female African-American mathematicians employed at Nasa. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle Monáe as Mary Jackson. The film is set in the 60s and showcases a story centered around the aforementioned African American women who successfully landed Friendship 7, despite overcoming several adversities. Other nominees include the cast of Captain Fantastic, Fences, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight.
Orange is the New Black (OITNB) is a comedy-drama series featured on Netflix. The show follows Piper Chapman as she is sentenced to 15 months in a women’s federal prison. There, she befriends other inmates and we follow them through their pain and accomplishments while being imprisoned. Other nominees in the category include the cast of The Big Bang Theory, Blackish, Modern Family and Veep.
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