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‘Big Littles Lies’ Snags Many SAGs

Big Little Lies, the TV adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s novel of the same name, has been going from strength to strength. After scooping six nominations and four wins at the Golden Globes,  the show was nominated for four awards at the Screen Actor’s Guild awards, and won two. 

 

Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and Alexander Skarsgård were nominated for Outstanding Performance, with Kidman and Skarsgård winning. 

 

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Skarsgård with his friend Jack McBrayer, whom he brought as his date. I also like the serious side eye they are receiving from the lady at the bottom right. | Image Via People 

 

Nicole Kidman paid tribute to the other actresses nominated in her category, Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange, as well as the older generation of actresses by whom she is inspired, in a moving speech which has attracted some attention. 

 

“To receive this at this stage in my life is extraordinary—and in this time in the industry when these things are going on and for this role…” Acknowledging her costars Witherspoon and Dern, she continued, “I revere you. I watched you and I learned from you. And there are others: Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Judy Davis, Isabelle Huppert, Shirley Maclaine, Judi Dench—the list is so long and there are so many names.” 

 

Kidman and Witherspoon are teaming up again to produce a film adaptation of Moriarty’s novel Truly Madly Guilty, while Jennifer Aniston is in talks to star in the adapation of her 2009 novel, What Alice Forgot.

 

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