THE FIGHTER And KING’S SPEECH Sweep SAG Awards

Hot off it’s win at the Directors Guild Awards on Saturday, The King’s Speech won two trophies at last night’s Screen Actors Guild awards taking home accolades for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and star Colin Firth winning Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.

David O. Russell’s The Fighter also won two awards, with Christian Bale picking up Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role and Melissa Leo winning Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Natalie Portman won the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her work in Black Swan.

All the individual awards winners are nominated in their corresponding Academy Awards categories, putting them as the frontrunners to win those awards next month.

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