Just as with the Oscars, Meryl Streep continues to break her own record for most film nominations at the Screen Actors Guild awards. For the upcoming 21st annual edition of these kudos, she earned another as Best Film Supporting Actress for “Into the Woods.” That brings her career total for film bids to 15 (she has one for her TV work as well) but has only prevailed once on the film front — for her leading performance in “Doubt” (2008).
Among the other interesting facts and figures among film nominees:
Benedict Cumberbatch and Edward Norton have the most nominations (3) of anyone this year. Cumberbatch has “The Imitation Game” (individual and ensemble) and “Sherlock: His Last Vow” (individual). Norton has “Birdman” (individual and ensemble) and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (ensemble)
Every lead and supporting SAG film winner in the past 20 years has also received an Oscar nomination for the same performance.
Performers with film and televison nominations this year are: Adrien Brody (“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Houdini”), Charles Dance (“The Imitation Game,” “Game of Thrones“), Allen Leech (“The Imitation Game,” “Downton Abbey“), and Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher,” “The Normal Heart“).
The studio leader among 2014 nominations is Fox Searchlight (6), followed by Sony Classics (4), The Weinstein Company (4), Focus Features (3), IFC Films (3), 20th Century Fox (2), Universal (2), and Warner Bros. (2).