The main cast of Banshees look to add to gong collections at the 29th annual SAG awards

The main cast of The Banshees Of Inisherin will be looking to add to their various gong collections at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday.

The four stars of the film, Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan and Kerry Condon, have all been recognized for their individual performances.

Martin McDonagh’s dark Irish comedy sees the sudden end of the relationship between two lifelong friends Padraic Suilleabhain and Colm Doherty, played by Farrell and Gleeson.

Keoghan plays the innocent but very weak Dominic Kearney and Condon takes on the role of Padraic’s sister, Siobhan.

Farrell is nominated in the top acting category – best performance by a male actor in a leading role – after previously winning at the Golden Globes and earning a super Oscar nod in the equivalent categories.

Gleeson and Keoghan go head-to-head for best performance by a male actor in a supporting role, while Condon is nominated in the female category.

Keoghan and Condon have recently taken home awards in the equivalent Bafta categories, although Gleeson is yet to pick up an award this season.

The Banshees Of Inisherin also received a nomination for best cast in a motion picture – the SAG equivalent of best picture – along with The Fabelmans, Babylon, Everything Everywhere All At Once and Women Talking.

Other contenders competing with Farrell in the best actor in a leading role category include Bill Nighy, Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser and Austin Butler.

Butler, who is also nominated for an Oscar for his turn as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic, beat the Irish actor last week to claim the Bafta award for best actor.

In the SAG category for outstanding performance by a female actress in a leading role, Oscar nominees Cate Blanchett, Michelle Yeoh and Ana de Armas received nods, as did Viola Davis and Danielle Deadwyler.

On the small screen, British names have received fewer SAG nominations, although royal drama The Crown is recognized in the category for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a television drama series.

It joins popular US series including HBO’s The White Lotus, Severance, Ozark, and Better Call Saul for the award.

Taron Egerton and Emily Blunt are nominated for outstanding performance by a male and female actor in a television movie or miniseries, respectively.

The 29th annual ceremony, which starts at 1am UK time, is being held at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

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