December 09, 2015 10:10 AM

Awards season is officially in full swing with the announcement of the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees on Wednesday.

Motion picture nominees in the lead categories include buzzed-about contenders Cate Blanchett (Carol), Brie Larson (Room), Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn), Johnny Depp (Black Mass), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl) and Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs).

The supporting acting races for motion picture feature acclaimed turns from nominees such as Rooney Mara (Carol), Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation) and Michael Shannon (99 Homes).

Meanwhile, the ensembles of Beasts of No Nation, The Big Short, Spotlight, Straight Outta Compton and Trumbo factor into the race for the motion-picture categories’ top award, outstanding performance by a cast.

Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams in Spotlight

Trumbo led the pack with three nods, while smaller films Beasts of No Nation and Room scored two apiece. Nine-year-old Jacob Tremblay‘s nomination for best supporting actor in a male role in Room makes him one the youngest actors to be nominated for a SAG Award.

And while there were some clear snubs including performances in Hateful Eight and Michael Keaton for his turn in Spotlight, there were also a few pleasant surprises. Helen Mirren grabbed two nominations, for Women in Gold and Trumbo, making her the only double nominee among SAG Award hopefuls, while the cast of the biopic Straight Outta Compton earned an unexpected, but well-deserved, spot on the outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture list.

On the TV side, top favorites including Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Kevin Spacey (House of Cards), Claire Danes (Homeland), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder) and Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) scored lead acting nods.

In the battle for outstanding TV drama ensemble, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Homeland, House of Cards and Mad Men will square off. The outstanding TV comedy ensemble, meanwhile, features a showdown among Big Bang Theory, Key & Peele, Modern Family, Orange Is the New Black, Transparent and Veep.

The cast of Modern Family
ABC

Modern Family once again solidified its spot on the nominee list, earning two nods, with Orange Is the New Black, Homeland and The Big Bang Theory on its heels.

Presented by the actors union, SAG-AFTRA, the awards – to be given Jan. 30 – honor acting in film and TV in 13 categories. Like the Golden Globes before it, the SAG Awards act as a fairly consistent predictive measure for future Oscar nominees and winners.

Anna Faris and Anthony Mackie revealed this year’s nominations.

Previously, it was announced that Annie star Carol Burnett, 82, will receive this year’s SAG Life Achievement Award.

“To use a phrase from my chum, Julie Andrews, I’m gobsmacked,” Burnett tells PEOPLE of getting the honor. “I am looking forward to seeing all the movie stars. I might bring an autograph book and take my own selfies.”

The 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will simultaneously air live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.

Next up: Thursday’s announcement of the nominees for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards (the ceremony unfolds Jan. 10), and the Jan. 14 announcement of the Academy Award nominations, in anticipation of the Feb. 28 Oscar ceremony.

Keep checking back for the full list of SAG Award nominees.

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Beasts of No Nation
The Big Short
Spotlight
Straight Outta Compton
Trumbo

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Johnny Depp, Black Mass
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Helen Mirren, Woman in Gold
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Sarah Silverman, I Smile Back

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon, 99 Homes
Jacob Tremblay, Room

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Helen Mirren, Trumbo
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Key & Peel
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Transparent
Veep

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Rami Malek, Mr. Robert
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Louis C.K., Louie
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jim Parson, The Big Bang Theory
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Idris Elba, Luther
Ben Kingsley, Tut
Ray Liotta, Texas Rising
Bill Murray, A Very Murray Christmas
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nicole Kidman, Grace of Monaco
Queen Latifah, Bessie
Christina Ricci, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles
Susan Sarandon, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
Kristen Wiig, The Spoilers Before Dying

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Everest
Furious 7
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
The Blacklist
Game of Thrones
Homeland
Marvel’s Daredevil
The Walking Dead

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