2016 SAG Awards Winners: 'Spotlight' And Diversity Come Out On Top

The Oscars are about a month away, but this past weekend the Screen Actors Guild handed out the awards to their fellow members for some fine work in motion pictures. And the major award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture being given to Spotlight shakes up the frontrunner for the Oscar race a little bit after The Big Short won the PGA Award recently. Both are key awards in the road to winning Best Picture, so it's anybody's guess as to how Oscar night will go.

Otherwise, on the motion picture side of things, the leading actor awards were a repeat of the Golden Globes with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson walking away with awards for The Revenant and Room respectively. But the big winner was diversity with plenty of black actors walking away with some big awards.

For the whole list of 2016 SAG Awards winners in film and television, hit the jump.

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

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 Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble

Everest

Furious 7

Jurassic World

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

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TELEVISION PROGRAMS

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 & Peele

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. Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Julianna Marguiles, 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 CK., Louie

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jim Parsons, 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 TV 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 TV 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 Spoils Before Dying

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble

The Blacklist

Game of Thrones

Homeland

Marvel's Daredevil

The Walking Dead

It's also good to see the stunt team for Mad Max: Fury Road getting some recognition as well. Is there a chance that could also help fuel the sequel in the Oscar race this year? Is it even in the running against other heavy hitters like The Big Short and Spotlight? We'll find out in a few weeks.