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Ansel Elgort and Eva Longoria to Announce the 21st Annual SAG Awards® Nominations

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sag-awards-3LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2014) – Ansel Elgort, star of the feature films “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Divergent,” and actress/director/producer and SAG Award® recipient Eva Longoria will reveal the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.

The nominations announcement will be telecast live on TNT and TBS at 9 a.m. (ET) / 6 a.m. (PT) and webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com and tbs.com.  SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard will introduce Elgort and Longoria.  Prior to the announcement, this year’s stunt ensemble honors nominees will be announced by SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Vice Chair Daryl Anderson during a live webcast on sagawards.tntdrama.com and tbs.com at 8:50 a.m. (ET) / 5:50 a.m. (PT).

Ansel Elgort starred as Gus opposite Shailene Woodley’s Hazel in this summer’s hit “The Fault in Our Stars,” based on John Green’s best-selling novel.  Elgort also starred in the Jason Reitman’s film “Men, Women & Children.”  He will be reprising his role as Caleb Prior in “Insurgent,” the second film from the book series “Divergent,” due out in early 2015 . He will also play the title role in the feature “Van Cliburn,” about the American pianist’s rise to fame during the Cold War. He began his film career with a co-starring role in the 2013 remake of “Carrie.”

A talented DJ and music producer, Elgort has released the records “Unite” and “Totem” on iTunes under the moniker Ansolo.

Golden Globe-nominated, Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, ALMA Award-winning actress, and Variety’s 2014  “Top 5 Actresses,” producer, director, entrepreneur, philanthropist and “Desperate Housewives” alum, Eva Longoria has made herself a trusted name both in front and behind the camera. Longoria can currently be seen guest-starring on the Golden Globe Award-winning FOX comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and will star in upcoming feature films “Refugio” (Academy Award-nominee Demian Bichir’s directorial and writing debut), “Any Day” alongside Sean Bean and Kate Walsh, and “Visions.”  She has also recently starred in “Frontera” alongside Michael Pena and Ed Harris. Longoria, always incredibly committed to showcasing the diversity and potential of the Latino community, is the Executive Producer of “Devious Maids,” Lifetime’s hit one-hour dramedy that follows the trials and tribulations of five Latina women who work as maids in Beverly Hills, currently going into its third season. Additionally, Longoria is executive producer for the NCLR ALMA Awards, executive producer of the documentaries “Harvest” and “Food Chains” (both of which explore the current and historic exploitation of farm workers). She is currently producing her third documentary, “Our Time,” which explores the power of the Latino vote.

Longoria is founder of “The Eva Longoria Foundation” dedicated to helping Latinas build better futures for themselves through education and entrepreneurship; co-founder of “Eva’s Heroes,” which enriches the lives of adolescents with developmental disabilities; and is national spokesperson for “Padres Contra el Cancer,” a nonprofit that is committed to improving the quality of life for children with cancer. Named “Philanthropist of the Year” by The Hollywood Reporter and honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Variety’s annual Power of Women Luncheon, Longoria was also selected by President Obama for his re-election committee and as a speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. A Brand Ambassador for L’Oreal Paris, Longoria owns the popular Hollywood restaurant BESO; her own production company, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment; two fragrances “EVA, by Eva Longoria” and “EVAmour”; and also has a New York Times bestselling cookbook “Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking With Love For Family And Friends.”

About the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Lauded by critics for its style, simplicity and genuine warmth, the Screen Actors Guild Awards® (SAG Awards®) annually celebrates the outstanding performances in motion pictures and television from the previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers’ peers in SAG-AFTRA. The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union members and the first to present awards to the cast of a motion picture and to television drama and comedy ensembles, reflecting the fundamental principle that acting is a collaborative art.

The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment. Inc. and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).  Nominations will be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at  9 a.m. (ET) / 6 a.m. (PT), carried live on TNT, TBS, sagawards.tntdrama.com andtbs.com. For more information about the SAG Awards®, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about. Photos and graphics for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are available atsagawards.org/media-pr/photos-and-artwork.

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Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times, CNN.com, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.

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Sam Coff

“A talented DJ and music producer, Elgort has released the records “Unite” and “Totem” on iTunes under the moniker Ansolo.”

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