Jamie Foxx won an astoundingfour Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations and Hilary Swank nabbed three whenthe nominations were announced yesterday.
Foxx is eligible in bestactor (Ray), best cast (Ray), best supporting actor (Collateral) and also best actor in a TV movie or miniseries (Redemption).
Swank is eligible in bestactress (Million Dollar Baby),best cast (Million Dollar Baby)and best actress in a TV movie or miniseries (Iron-Jawed Angels).
Sideways was the most nominated film, taking nods in actor(Paul Giamatti), supporting actor (Thomas Haden Church), supporting actress(Virginia Madsen) and cast.
Hotel Rwanda's Don Cheadle takes his place among a strong line-upof lead male actor nominees announced yesterday (11) that includes Foxx andJohnny Depp for Finding Neverland,while Vera Drake's ImeldaStaunton and Being Julia'sAnnette Bening are among lead female actor nominees.
Hotel Rwanda had a strong showing with nominations for Cheadle,supporting actress Sophie Okonedo and for cast.
Other suprises in thenominations included best supporting actor nominees James Garner for TheNotebook (Garner is coincidentallySAG's lifetime achievement honoree this year) and Freddie Highmore for FindingNeverland.
Omissions from the SAGnominations list included Javier Bardem for The Sea Inside, Liam Neeson for Kinsey and any of the cast of Closer.
The 11th SAG Awards willtake place in Los Angeles on Feb 5.
Outstanding Performance by aMale Actor in a Leading Role
Don Cheadle Hotel Rwanda
Johnny Depp FindingNeverland
Leonardo DiCaprio TheAviator
Jamie Foxx Ray
Paul Giamatti Sideways
Outstanding Performance by aFemale Actor in a Leading Role
Annette Bening BeingJulia
Catalina Sandino Moreno MariaFull Of Grace
Imelda Staunton VeraDrake
Hilary Swank MillionDollar Baby
Kate Winslet EternalSunshine Of The Spotless Mind
Outstanding Performance by aMale Actor in a Supporting Role
Thomas Haden Church Sideways
Jamie Foxx Collateral
Morgan Freeman MillionDollar Baby
James Garner The Notebook
Freddie Highmore FindingNeverland
Outstanding Performance by aFemale Actor in a Supporting Role
Cate Blanchett TheAviator
Laura Linney Kinsey
Virginia Madsen Sideways
Sophie Okonedo HotelRwanda
OutstandingPerformance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Aviator Miramax Films/Initial Entertainment
Finding Neverland Miramax Films
Hotel Rwanda United Artists/Lions Gate Films
Million Dollar Baby Warner Bros/Lakeshore Entertainment
Ray Universal Pictures
Sideways Fox SearchlightPictures