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‘Parasite’ Is the First Foreign-Language Film to Win Best Cast SAG Award

Plus: Check out the full list of winners from the starry Sunday night awards show.

Kang-Ho Song, Bong Joon-ho, So-dam Park, Jeong-eun Lee, Sun-kyun Lee and Woo-sik Choi - Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Parasite26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Press Room, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, USA - 19 Jan 2020

Director Bong Joon Ho, center, and the cast of “Parasite.”

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Bong Joon Ho’s South Korean class thriller “Parasite” made Screen Actors Guild Award history Sunday when it won the prize for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. It’s the first foreign-language film ever to take home that award.

“Parasite” bested fellow Oscar Best Picture nominees “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at the SAG Awards, plus a fifth nominee, “Bombshell,” which is not up for the top Academy Award.

SAG winners often tend to do well at the Oscars, though last year the overlap didn’t happen as much as usual. Regina King, who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for “If Beale Street Could Talk,” wasn’t even in the running for a SAG Award. Emily Blunt, who won for her role in “A Quiet Place,” wasn’t nominated for the Oscar.

But Rami Malek went on to win at the Oscars for his role as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody” after taking home a prize at last year’s SAG Awards, which exclusively honor individual, ensemble, and stunt performers in both TV and movies.

On Sunday, Joaquin Phoenix won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for his role in “Joker” and Renée Zellweger won for Female Actor for “Judy.” They’re up for the Best Actor and Best Actress Oscar, respectively.

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The supporting actor SAG Award went to Brad Pitt (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) and the supporting actress trophy to Laura Dern (“Marriage Story”). Both are up for supporting role Oscars.

In his acceptance speech, Pitt addressed his fellow actors gathered at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

“Each of us in this room, we know pain, we know loneliness, we bring that to the screen,” he said. “We know funny, and we bring that to the screen. Goddamn I think that’s a worthy endeavor.”

Among television nominees, three shows secured two wins each. From “Game of Thrones,” Peter Dinklage won for best supporting actor and the fantasy drama’s stunt ensemble took home a trophy for its work on the show’s final season.

Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams won the top acting prizes for a TV movie or limited series for “Fosse/Verdon.”

The cast of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” won for best comedy ensemble and Tony Shalhoub won best actor in a comedy series.

See the full list of winners below:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

Christian Bale, “Ford v Ferrari”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
Adam Driver, “Marriage Story”
Taron Egerton, “Rocketman”
Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”
Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
Lupita Nyong’o, “Us”
Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
Renée Zellweger, “Judy” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Jamie Foxx, “Just Mercy”
Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”
Al Pacino, “The Irishman”
Joe Pesci, “The Irishman”
Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Laura Dern, “Marriage Story” (winner)
Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit”
Nicole Kidman, “Bombshell”
Jennifer Lopez, “Hustlers”
Margot Robbie, “Bombshell”

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

“Bombshell”
“The Irishman”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
“Parasite” (winner)

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

“Avengers: Endgame” (winner)
“Ford v Ferrari”
“The Irishman”
“Joker”
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

Mahershala Ali, “True Detective”
Russell Crowe, “The Loudest Voice”
Jared Harris, “Chernobyl”
Jharrel Jerome, “When They See Us”
Sam Rockwell, “Fosse/Verdon” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

Patricia Arquette, “The Act”
Toni Collette, “Unbelievable”
Joey King, “The Act”
Emily Watson, “Chernobyl”
Michelle Williams, “Fosse/Verdon” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
Steve Carell, “The Morning Show”
Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show”
Peter Dinklage, “Game Of Thrones” (winner)
David Harbour, “Stranger Things”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Jennifer Aniston, “The Morning Show” (winner)
Helena Bonham Carter, “The Crown”
Olivia Colman, “The Crown”
Jodie Comer, “Killing Eve”
Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor In a Comedy Series

Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method”
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”
Bill Hader, “Barry”
Andrew Scott, “Fleabag”
Tony Shalhoub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Christina Applegate, “Dead To Me”
Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek”
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, “Fleabag” (winner)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

“Big Little Lies”
“The Crown” (winner)
“Game Of Thrones”
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
“Stranger Things”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

“Barry”
“Fleabag”
“The Kominsky Method”
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (winner)
“Schitt’s Creek”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series

“Game Of Thrones” (winner)
“Glow”
“Stranger Things”
“The Walking Dead”
“Watchmen”

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