Once again, the late Chadwick Bose man has been honoured posthumously.
The late actor Bags the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role at the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards through his portrayal of trumpeter Levee Green in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”.
For his other posthumous awards this year, his wife Simone Ledward Boseman, recieved the honor on his behalf. “Thank you, God.Thank you Leroy and Carolyn Boseman,” she said and afterwards, she appreciated his co-stars and “Ma Rainey” filmmakers. “If you see the world unbalanced, be a crusader that pushes heavily on the seesaw of the mind.
That’s a quote by Chadwick Boseman. Thank you Screen Actors. Thank you, Chad.” The Netflix movie was a big winner at the SAG Awards with two prizes in total, including Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for Viola Davis.
Donning a neon green dress, she kept her co-star Boseman close to her heart as she relay her speech from home.
The 55-year-old actress sweetly kissed her husband Julius Tennon, who also dressed up in a suit and silver tie, before thanking the writer, August Wilson, and the “beautiful Chadwick Boseman.” She said, “Thank you, August for leaving a legacy to actors of color that we can relish for the rest of our life.” including Carey Mulligan, Amy Adams, Vanessa Kirby and Frances McDormand, adding, “I couldn’t have been in better company, thank you so much.”
Boseman was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Norman Earl Holloway in “Da 5 Bloods”, but lost it to Daniel Kaluuya.
The actor (Daniel), dedicated the award to the late “Black hero ” star character as well as Fred Hampton, the real-life Black Panther Illinois chairman he portrayed in the movie, saying, “This one’s for Chadwick Boseman and this one’s for Fred Hampton.”
The Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role award went to Yuh-Jung Youn for her role in Korean-American film “Minari”.
“The Trial of the Chicago 7” also bagged one award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, while “Wonder Woman 1984” won for the best stunt ensemble.
The winners of the 2021 SAG Awards, which were chosen by fellow actors in the SAG-AFTRA, were announced on Easter Sunday, April 4. The event also handed out awards for outstanding performance by actors in TV. Full Movie Winner List of 2021 SAG Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Viola Davis, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Chadwick Boseman, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Yuh-Jung Youn, “Minari”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Daniel Kaluuya, “Judas and the Black Messiah”
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture: “Wonder Woman 1984”