Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Our Final 2022 SAG Award Nomination predictions

By Matt Neglia

Tomorrow, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) will announce their nominations representing the best in acting for 2021. An important precursor for the Oscars, we are eagerly anticipating who will make the cut this year. Some members of the Next Best Picture team already provided their predictions on the podcast (which you can listen to here) but now more members are chiming in with their predictions.

​Click below to see our predictions for tomorrow’s SAG nominations.

Predictions are provided by: Amy SmithCasey Lee ClarkCody DericksDan BayerDaniel Howat, Ema SasicJosh ParhamMatt NegliaTom O’BrienWill Mavity & Zach Gilbert

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Don’t Look Up: (ALL)
Belfast: Amy, Casey, Cody, Dan, Daniel, Josh, Matt, Tom, Will & Zach
CODA: Amy, Casey, Cody, Ema, Josh, Matt, Tom, Will & Zach
West Side Story: Casey, Daniel, Ema, Josh, Tom, Will & Zach
The Harder They Fall: Amy, Cody, Dan, Matt & Tom
Being The Ricardos: Amy, Ema, Matt & Zach
King RichardDaniel, Ema, Josh & Will
The Power Of The Dog: Casey, Cody & Daniel

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain – The Eyes of Tammy Faye: (ALL)
Nicole Kidman:
Being The Ricardos: (ALL)
Kristen Stewart – Spencer: (ALL)
Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter: Amy, Casey, Cody, Dan, Daniel, Ema, Tom, Will & Zach
Lady Gaga – House of Gucci: Amy, Casey, Cody, Daniel, Josh, Matt, Tom, Will & Zach
Jennifer Hudson – Respect: Dan, Josh & Matt
Rachel Zegler – West Side Story: Ema

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power Of The Dog: (ALL)
Andrew Garfield – Tick, Tick… Boom!: (ALL)
Will Smith – King Richard: (ALL)
Denzel Washington – The Tragedy Of Macbeth: Amy, Casey, Cody, 
Dan, Daniel, Ema, Josh, Tom, Will & Zach
Leonardo DiCaprio – Don’t Look Up: Cody, Daniel, Ema, Matt, Tom & Will
Peter Dinklage – Cyrano: Amy, Casey, Dan, Josh & Zach
Nicolas Cage – Pig: Matt

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Caitriona Balfe – Belfast: (ALL)
Ariana DeBose – West Side Story: (ALL)
Aunjanue Ellis –
King Richard: (ALL)
Kirsten Dunst – The Power Of The Dog: Amy, Casey, Cody, Dan, Daniel, Ema, Josh, Matt, Tom & Zach
Ruth Negga – Passing: Amy, Daniel, Ema, Will & Zach
Marlee Matlin – CODA: Josh, Tom & Will
Ann Dowd – Mass: Casey & Matt
Judi Dench – Belfast: Cody
Rita Moreno – West Side Story: Dan

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Ciaran Hinds – Belfast: (ALL)
Troy Kotsur – CODA: (ALL)
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power Of The Dog
: (ALL)
Jared Leto – House Of Gucci: Amy, Cody, Dan, Daniel, Ema, Matt, Tom, Will & Zach
Jamie Dornan – Belfast: Amy, Casey, Cody, Dan, Ema, Josh, Will & Zach
Ben Affleck – The Tender Bar: Casey & Daniel
Robin de Jesus – Tick, Tick… Boom!: Josh
​Mike Faist – West Side Story: Tom
J.K. Simmons – Being The Ricardos: Matt

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
No Time To Die: (ALL)
Shang-Chi And The Legend of The Ten Rings: Amy, Casey, Cody, Dan, Daniel, Ema, Josh, Matt, Tom & Zach
Spider-Man: No Way Home: Casey, Dan, Daniel, Ema, Josh, Matt, Tom, Will & Zach
Dune: Amy, Cody, Dan, Daniel, Matt, Will & Zach
The Matrix: Resurrections: Amy, Casey, Cody, Ema, Tom & Zach
The Harder They Fall: Cody, Ema, Josh & Matt
Black Widow: Casey, Josh & Tom
The Last Duel: Amy & Dan
The Suicide Squad: Daniel
West Side Story: Will

What are your predictions for tomorrow? Do you have any “No Guts, No Glory” predictions? Let us know in the comments section below or on our Twitter account.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Image credit: ​Kathy Hutchins /

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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