The Help leads Screen Actor’s Guild nominations

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  • Civil rights drama receives four nods at prestigious award nominations

    The Help led nominations for this years prestigious Screen Actors Guild awards, as they were announced at a special ceremony last night.

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    The Deep South drama received four nods including one for Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture and one for Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role.

    Co-stars Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer are both in the running for Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role.

    The adaptation of the best-selling novel was also nominated for Best Ensemble Cast where it will be up against the silent film ‘The Artist’, the wedding comedy ‘Bridesmaids’, the family drama ‘The Descendants’ and the romantic fantasy ‘Midnight in Paris.’

    Meanwhile Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt will go head-to-head with George Clooney for the coveted title for best Male Actor In A Leading Role, and Michelle Williams, Meryl Streep and Glenn Close will battle with Tilda Swinton for the female equivalent.

    Glee also received a nomination for Ensemble [In A] Comedy Series.

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