Screen Actors Guild

Cillian Murphy Emerges As Awards Season Favorite With “Oppenheimer”

In his role as physicist Robert Oppenheimer in the film of the same name by Christopher Nolan, Cillian Murphy has won several prestigious awards. Among them is the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama, the Acting Achievement prize at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January, accolades from New York and Boston critics, as well as a BAFTA received at the end of last week.

Hollywood actors ratify contract to formally end strike

Hollywood actors overwhelmingly ratified a new, hard-fought deal with studios on Dec. 5 that paves the way for a rebound of an entertainment industry that had seen film and television production come to a halt during a months-long strike.

The Screen Actors Guild, known as SAG-AFTRA, said 78 percent of members who voted approved the multiyear contract.

Emmys postponed until January over Hollywood strikes

The Emmy Awards have been postponed by almost four months, organizers said on Aug. 10, as crippling strikes by Hollywood's actors and writers drag on with no resolution in sight.

Television's equivalent of the Oscars had been due to take place this September, but will now be held in mid-January next year, broadcaster Fox and the Television Academy wrote in a statement.