Nominees for SAG’s Motion Picture Cast Award to Introduce Film Clips

Amy Adams, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter, Jesse Eisenberg, Colin Firth, Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman, Mark Ruffalo, Geoffrey Rush, Justin Timberlake and Mark Wahlberg To Present At The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (January 28, 2011) –  Actor® nominees Amy Adams, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter, Jesse Eisenberg, Colin Firth, Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman, Mark Ruffalo, Geoffrey Rush, Justin Timberlake and Mark Wahlberg will introduce their nominated films at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. 

They join a growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards that already includes Alec Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Jeff Bridges, Tim Conway, Rosario Dawson, Josh Duhamel, Jon Hamm, Angie Harmon, Nicole Kidman, Eva Longoria, Cory Monteith, Amy Poehler, Jeremy Renner, Hilary Swank, Sofia Vergara, Betty White, Robin Wright and SAG President Ken Howard.

The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremony will be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at 8 p.m. (ET), 7 p.m. (CT), 6 p.m. (MT) and 5 p.m. (PT) from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. An encore presentation will air on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) 9 p.m. (CT), 8 p.m. (MT) and 7 p.m. (PT). Prior to the televised ceremony, the SAG Honors for television and film stunt ensembles will be announced during the live tnt.tv and tbs.com webcasts from the red carpet which begin at 6 p.m. (ET)/3 p.m. (PT).

Five-time Actor® nominee Amy Adams is nominated this year for her supporting role in “The Fighter,” as well as her performance as part of the film’s cast. Adams can be seen in the upcoming films “On the Road” and “The Muppets.”


Two-time Actor recipient Annette Bening is nominated for her leading role in “The Kids Are All Right,” and her performance as a member of the film’s cast. Her previous SAG Awards were for Female Lead and Ensemble Performance for “American Beauty.”

Three-time Actor nominee Helena Bonham Carter is currently nominated for her supporting role in “The King’s Speech,” and her performance as a member of the film cast. Bonham Carter is currently starring in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.”

First-time Actor nominee Jesse Eisenberg is celebrating two Actor nods this year for his lead role and ensemble performance in the feature film “The Social Network.” Eisenberg will next be seen starring in “Free Samples.”


Actor recipient Colin Firth is currently nominated for his leading role in “The King’s Speech,” as well as for his performance as a member of the film’s cast. Firth’s previous SAG Award was for his ensemble performance in “Shakespeare in Love.”

First-time Actor nominee Andrew Garfield is nominated this year for his ensemble performance in “The Social Network.”
 

First-time Actor nominee Armie Hammer is currently nominated for his performance as a member of “The Social Network” cast.  Hammer is next starring in the upcoming feature film directed by Clint Eastwood, “J. Edgar” with Leonardo DiCaprio.

First-time Actor nominee Mila Kunis is nominated this year for her supporting role in “Black Swan,” as well as her performance as part of the film’s cast. Kunis currently does the voice for Meg Griffin on Fox’s comedy “Family Guy” and can be seen starring in the upcoming film “Friends with Benefits” with Actor nominee Justin Timberlake.


First-time Actor nominee Natalie Portman is nominated this year for her leading role in “Black Swan,” as well as her performance as part of the film’s cast. Portman is currently starring in “No Strings Attached” with Ashton Kutcher. 
  


Mark Ruffalo is nominated this year for his supporting role in the feature film “The Kids Are All Right,” and his performance in the film’s ensemble. Ruffalo is currently working on feature films “Sympathy for Delicious” and “The Avengers.”
 
Three-time Actor recipient

Geoffrey Rush is nominated this year for his supporting role in “The King’s Speech,” and his performance as a member of the film’s cast. Rush’s previous SAG Awards were for his leading roles in the film “Shine,” the TV / Miniseries role in “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,” and his ensemble performance in “Shakespeare in Love.”

First-time Actor nominee Justin Timberlake is nominated for his ensemble performance in “The Social Network.”  He is currently shooting the feature “Now” and will next be seen starring in the upcoming films ‘Bad Teacher” and "Friends With Benefits.”

Three-time Actor nominee Mark Wahlberg is nominated this year for his performance as part of the cast for the film “The Fighter.” In addition, Wahlberg is an executive producer of the HBO drama, “Boardwalk Empire,” which is nominated this year for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is produced by Jeff Margolis Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC. For more information about the SAG Awards, SAG, TNT and TBS visit http://sagawards.org/about.