Chadwick Boseman Makes History With SAG Award Nominations

Written by on February 5, 2021

Chadwick Boseman’s appearing legacy continues to be honored within the months following his dying. 

The late actor scored 4 2021 SAG Award nominations on Thursday, turning into the primary individual to earn 4 Display Actors Guild movie nods in a single 12 months.

Boseman earned a nomination within the Excellent Efficiency by a Male Actor in a Main Function class for his efficiency in “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside” and a nod for male actor in a supporting function for his half in “Da 5 Bloods.”

He additionally scored two ensemble nominations for each movies within the Excellent Efficiency by a Solid in a Movement Image class. 

“Ma Rainey’s Black Backside,” which was launched to Netflix in November, featured Boseman in his last movie efficiency. He portrayed trumpet participant Levee within the adaptation of August Wilson’s 1982 play. Boseman died of most cancers in August at age 43.

Boseman’s efficiency in “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside,” which starred Viola Davis as Ma Rainey, has garnered extensive reward and demanding acclaim. 

On Wednesday, Boseman earned a posthumous 2021 Golden Globe nomination for his function within the movie. His efficiency has additionally generated some Oscar buzz. 

The Twitter account for Howard College, Boseman’s alma mater, acknowledged the late actor’s Golden Globe nomination Wednesday. Boseman memorably delivered a strong graduation speech on the historic Black college in 2018. 

“All the pieces that you just fought for was not for your self. It was for many who got here after you,” the “Black Panther” actor stated through the speech. 

The 27th annual ceremony for the Display Actors Guild Awards is about to air on TNT and TBS on Sunday, April 4, at 9 p.m. EST.

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