8 most surprising SAG Awards film nominations: Ben Affleck, Cate Blanchett, ‘House of Gucci’ cast …

Gold Derby readers were mostly right about the SAG Awards nominations on the film side, accurately predicting 17 out of 25 total nominees in five categories (we weren’t predicting the stunt ensemble award in the nominations round). Yet, as always, there were some curveballs in the mix, even if we saw most of the surprise inclusions as potential contenders. Check out the complete list of nominees here.

SEE ‘House of Gucci’ and ‘The Power of the Dog’ lead SAG Awards nominations for film with 3 apiece

This contender was nominated despite being a 100/1 long shot in our racetrack odds.

Best Supporting Actress
Cate Blanchett, “Nightmare Alley”

Best Supporting Actor
Ben Affleck, “The Tender Bar”

We knew they had a shot, but they weren’t among our top five predicted contenders.

“King Richard”
“House of Gucci”

Best Actress
Jennifer Hudson, “Respect”

Best Actor
Javier Bardem, “Being the Ricardos”

Best Actress
Ruth Negga, “Passing”

Best Supporting Actor
Bradley Cooper, “Licorice Pizza”

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