Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs Open SAG Awards Celebrating Being “Together Again”

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs Open SAG Awards Celebrating Being “Collectively Once more”

It was a mini Hamilton reunion throughout the opening of the 2022 Display screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday evening as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. joined the stage at the beginning of the present.

The Hamilton stars made their first look throughout the present’s well-known “I Am an Actor” section. When the digital camera targeted on them, all of them repeatedly spoke on the identical time, unable to agree on who ought to converse. At one level, music began enjoying which led Miranda to quip, “Are they enjoying us off?”

When the actors later joined the stage, they famous that the theme for the present was “collectively once more.”

“Collectively once more lastly we return to a world the place all we now have to do to hang around like that is dress up, present up, get swabbed, sanitized, screened, masked, vaccinated, boosted, fast examined and PCR cleared in 48 hours, now who’s able to celebration?” Odom Jr. stated.

Diggs additionally jokingly warned that ought to anybody break security protocols, the present’s “COVID compliance officers are the guards from Squid Sport.”

All through the remainder of their monologue, the trio poked enjoyable at a few of the nominees, together with Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis, who they famous was not bodily there as a result of he owed Diggs $20, and Home of Gucci star Woman Gaga, whom they praised for having an “final combating championship belt” amongst all of her accolades. In addition they quipped that Being the Ricardos star Javier Bardem made an look in Belfast, earlier than exhibiting {a photograph} evaluating his No Nation for Previous Males character to Judi Dench’s character in Belfast.

Odom Jr. additionally later paid tribute to Ukraine amid Russian President Vladimir Putin launching a army operation in Ukraine. “Whereas tonight is a celebration, we’re all on the identical time holding a spot in our hearts for the individuals of Ukraine and sending our ideas, prayers and hopes for impending peace,” he stated.

Going into the evening, Home of Gucci and The Energy of the Canine are the among the many high movie nominees, with every film incomes three noms. On the TV aspect, high nominees are Succession and Ted Lasso, which every secured 5 noms.

Kate Winslet will current the 57th SAG Life Achievement Award to five-time SAG Award and Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren.

The twenty eighth annual SAG Awards was broadcast dwell on TNT and TBS from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. For the primary time, the present can be accessible the next day on HBO Max.

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