Matthew Beard, Colin Farrell, Jeff Goldblum, Allen Leech, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Emmy Rossum, Andy Samberg, Liev Schreiber and Reese Witherspoon to Present at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23, 2015) - Matthew Beard, Colin Farrell, Jeff Goldblum, Allen Leech, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Emmy Rossum, Andy Samberg, Liev Schreiber and Reese Witherspoon will be presenters at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.
They join the growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) which already includes Patricia Arquette, Adrien Brody, Ellar Coltrane, Kevin Costner, Laverne Cox, Bryan Cranston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eric Dane, Viola Davis, Carrie Fisher, Ethan Hawke, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard, Felicity Jones, Rashida Jones, Michael Keaton, Lenny Kravitz, Lorelei Linklater, Matthew McConaughey, Matt McGorry, Edward Norton, Eddie Redmayne, Tony Revolori, Julia Roberts, J.K. Simmons, Emma Stone and more to be announced. The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).
First-time SAG Award(R) nominee as part of the motion picture cast of "The Imitation Game," Matthew Beard has also appeared in the films "One Day," "The Look of Love" and "The Riot Club."
Golden Globe(R) Award winner Colin Farrell has co-starred in such films as "Crazy Heart," "Horrible Bosses" and "Saving Mr. Banks." He'll star in the upcoming season of the critically acclaimed HBO series "True Detective."
A first-time SAG Award nominee as part of the cast of the motion picture of "The Grand Budapest Hotel," Jeff Goldblum has starred in a number of iconic films including "Jurassic Park," "Independence Day," "The Fly" and "The Big Chill."
Allen Leech is honored with two SAG Award nominations this year: as a member of the cast of "The Imitation Game" and as part of drama ensemble of "Downton Abbey." In 2013, Leech received an Actor(R) as part of the "Downton Abbey" cast, which was also nominated last year. He's currently filming "Hunter's Prayer."
Jared Leto received a SAG Award for his portrayal of transgender aids patient, Rayon in "Dallas Buyer's Club," for which he was also nominated as part of the motion picture cast. Golden Globe and Academy Award(R) winner Leto is set to star in "Suicide Squad."
In 2014, Lupita Nyong'o received a SAG Award for her supporting role in the film "12 Years a Slave" and was nominated as a member of the motion picture's cast. She was also honored with an Academy Award for her work in the film. She's currently set to star in the highly anticipated "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens."
Currently starring in the Showtime series "Shameless," Emmy Rossum has also starred in numerous films, including "The Phantom of the Opera," "You're Not You" and "Comet," among others.
Andy Samberg is a first-time Actor(R) nominee as part of the comedy ensemble of the cast of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," for which he also received a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of Detective Jake Peralta. Samberg, a popular cast member on "Saturday Night Live" (2007-2012), has also starred in such films as "I Love You, Man," "That's My Boy" and "Celeste and Jesse Forever."
Liev Schreiber was nominated for a SAG Award as part of the motion picture cast of "The Butler" in 2013. He's currently starring in the hit Showtime series "Ray Donovan" and has numerous film roles to his credit, including "Salt," "Defiance," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," and "The Painted Veil." He'll star in the upcoming films "The Fifth Wave," "Pawn Sacrifice" and "Spotlight."
Reese Witherspoon is an Actor(R) nominee this year for her starring role in the feature film "Wild," for which she also received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. She was the recipient of both a SAG Award and an Academy Award in 2006 for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in "Walk the Line." Witherspoon is also a successful producer, with seven films to her credit, including "Wild," "Gone Girl" and the upcoming "Hot Pursuit," in which she also stars.
About the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment, Inc. and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A primetime encore presentation will follow immediately on TNT. The SAG Awards can also be viewed live on the TNT and TBS websites, and also the Watch TNT and Watch TBS apps for iOS or Android. (Viewers must sign in using their TV service provider user name and password)
Prior to the televised ceremony, honorees for outstanding television and film stunt ensemble action performances will be announced from the red carpet during the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-show, which will be webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com, sagawards.org and People.com beginning at 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT).
One of the awards season's premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by 111,228 performers' peers in SAG-AFTRA. The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union members and the first to present awards to motion picture casts and television ensembles. For more information about the SAG Awards(R), SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about.