‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ takes top honors at SAG Awards

(AP) – The starry forged of Aaron Sorkin’s sixties courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took the leading prize Sunday at a virtual Display Actors Guild Awards exactly where actors of color, for the first time, swept the particular person film awards.

The 27th SAG Awards, introduced by the Hollywood actors’ guild SAG-Aftra, were a muted affair — and not just mainly because the purple carpet-less ceremony was condensed to a pre-recorded, Zoom-heavy, just one-hour broadcast on TBS and TNT. The perceived Academy Awards frontrunner — Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” — was not nominated for finest ensemble, building this year’s postponed SAG Awards less of an Oscar preview than it is most decades.

Still, the win for Netflix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” marked the first time a film from any streaming support received the guild’s ensemble award. Composed and directed by Sorkin, “The Trial of the Chicago

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