‘Les Mis’ among SAG Awards nominees
Steven Spielberg’s Civil War saga “Lincoln,” the Victor Hugo musical adaptation “Les Miserables” and the lost-soul romance “Silver Linings Playbook” lead the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each.
All three films were nominated Wednesday for overall performance by their casts. Also nominated for best ensemble cast were the Iran hostage-crisis thriller “Argo” and the British retiree adventure “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.”
“Lincoln” also scored individual acting nominations for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. “Les Miserables” had individual nominations for Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, plus a nomination for its stunt ensemble. “Silver Linings Playbook” also had nominations for Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro.
The SAG Awards will be presented Jan. 27.
Ex-first daughter is pregnant
Former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager announced Wednesday that she’s pregnant with her first child, due in the spring.
The 31-year-old made the announcement on NBC’s “Today” show, where she is a contributing correspondent.
Bush Hager, the twin daughter of former President George W. Bush, and her husband, Henry, have been married for four years. He joined his wife on the “Today” set when she made the announcement.
During a phone call on the show, former President Bush said he’s “fired up” about becoming a grandfather, and former first lady Laura Bush said she’s “thrilled.” It will be the couple’s first grandchild.
The birthday bunch
Actor Dick Van Dyke is 87. Actor Christopher Plummer is 83. Actress Kathy Garver (“Family Affair”) is 67. Singer Ted Nugent is 64. Actress Wendie Malick is 62. Actor Steve Buscemi is 55. Actor Johnny Whitaker (“Family Affair”) is 53. Actor-comedian Jamie Foxx is 45. Singer Amy Lee (Evanescence) is 31. Country singer Taylor Swift is 23.