'Into the Wild' Grabs SAG Nominations

Sean Penn drama gets 4 nods from actors; Atonement gets stiffed
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Dec 20, 2007 11:10 AM CST
Sean Penn, director of the film "Into the Wild," arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of the film, in this Sept. 18, 2007, file photo. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Sean Penn’s drama Into the Wild took the lead in this year’s Screen Actors Guild nominations today, with four nods, including lead actor (Emile Hirsch), and overall acting, the Guild’s equivalent of best picture, the AP reports. Other films noted for full-cast performance were 3:10 to Yuma, American Gangster, No Country for Old Men, and Hairspray, while Golden Globe powerhouse Atonement went unmentioned.

Lead actor nods also went to George Clooney in Michael Clayton, Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, Ryan Gosling in Lars and the Real Girl, and Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises. Nominated lead actresses were Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Julie Christie in Away From Her, Marion Cotillard in La Vie en Rose, Angelina Jolie in A Mighty Heart, and Ellen Page in Juno.