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Fleabag and Stranger Things’ Brett Gelman Nominated For SAG Awards

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The 26th SAG Awards nominations have been announced, and with it comes a list of appreciation posts by stars and those behind the screen. This year, Netflix’s The Irishman and Sony Picture’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood leads the film categories with four nominations. From TV series, Fleabag and Stranger Things with three nominations each, are in second place. This is something that Brett Gelman is really happy about!

Fleabag’s Star Gelman Is Thankful For Nominations

In an Instagram post, Brett Gelman had the following to say:

“I am so proud of these two shows. And I am so fortunate to get to play these 2 complexly written characters alongside such singular masterful actors. Thank you.”

The Fleabag stars receive the nomination for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” category. These stars include the likes of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Andrew Scott and Brett himself. Fleabag is getting a contest from TV shows Barry, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Schitt’s Creek and The Kominsky Method.

The comedy series, Fleabag, is an Emmy winning show about a young woman trying to manage life in London whilst dealing with her family issues and a recent tragedy.

Stranger Things Included in Awards

Meanwhile, for Stranger Things, the shows’ cast has been nominated for Outstanding Performance in Drama Series. Here, we can find the likes of Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, and David Harbour. Now, luckily for Brett Gelman, he is included in both shows. So, if these two shows end up winning, the night will be a really huge one for him at least.

Stranger Things deals with a group of early teenagers who try to counter supernatural forces that first appearing after one of their friends disappeared in the woods.

With this, you can also find Game of Thrones, Glow, The Walking Dead and Watchmen competing in the category.

The 2020 Awards will be simulcast live on TBS and TNT on January 19, 2020, at 8 p.m. ET/5 pm PT. Apart from movies and TV shows like Fleabag and Strangers Things, there is another special award. Robert de Niro will receive the Life Achievement Award. A complete list of nominations can be seen here.

One unexpected film nomination is Nicole Kidman for the Supporting Actress category in the movie Bombshell.  Her, along with Jamie Foxx for the Supporting Actor category for Just Mercy.

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