American Hustle, Breaking Bad, and Modern Family won big at the Screen and Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, which took place on the evening of Jan. 18.
In anticipation of the Oscars and predictions for the winner of best picture, American Hustle seems to be gaining more heft with its latest SAG win. The movie won the award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture last night. The film, which also picked up the Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes, now stands in strong contention with 12 Years a Slave, which won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Drama.
Breaking Bad got a fine send-off at SAG, winning both Outstanding Male in a Drama Series (Bryan Cranston) and Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Drama Series.
"What a way to go out in style," Cranston said while accepting the award for the best ensemble cast.
Modern Family took the lead in the television comedy pack winning awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Comedy and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy (Ty Burrell).
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) and Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) also took the top honours for their award-winning performances in 2013.
Here's the entire list of winners:
Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture: American Hustle
Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Outstanding Male Actor in a Leading Role: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Ty Burrell (Modern Family)
Oustanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Modern Family
Outstanding Female Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries: Helen Mirren (Phil Spector)
Outstanding Make Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries: Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra)
Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series: Maggie Smith (Downtown Abbey)
Outastanding Male Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Oustanding Ensemble in a Drama Series: Cast of Breaking Bad