The 27th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards are tonight, honoring outstanding achievements across film and television for individual performances, cast performances, and stunt ensembles. Among tonight’s nominees is Daniel Kaluuya for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah.
Kaluuya brought home SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Fred Hampton, the Party Chairman for the Illinois chapter of the Black Panthers. The other nominees in the category included the late Chadwick Boseman, Sacha Baron Cohen, Leslie Odom Jr., and Jared Leto.
Judas and the Black Messiah follows the story of Fred Hampton, who leads his chapter of the Black Panthers towards social and racial justice. When Bill O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) is tasked by the FBI to infiltrate the Panthers, Hampton and the rest of the party soon face a betrayal.