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Louis C.K. nominated, Benicio del Toro and ‘Sicario’ snubbed in SAG nominations

Louis C.K. at the 'Trumbo' premiere on November 3, 2015 in New York City.

Louis C.K. at the 'Trumbo' premiere on November 3, 2015 in New York City.  (2015 Getty Images)

Louis C.K. received his second Screen Actors Guild award nomination for his TV comedy series “Louis.”

The comedian, who is of Mexican descent and spent part of his childhood there, is up for the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series alongside “Modern Family’s” Ty Burrell, William H. Macy from “Shameless,” Jim Parson of “The Big Bang Theory” and “Transparent’s” Jeffrey Tambor.

He is the only Latino actor to be nominated in any of the top acting categories for this year’s award.

Leading up to the announcement on Wednesday morning, there was speculation that Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro and his border-themed film “Sicario” would receive nominations for the first award ceremony of the season. However, the Screen Actors Guild snubbed the Oscar winner and the film, which also starred Emily Blunt and Josh Brolin.

In the category of outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading film role are Bryan Cranston for “Trumbo,” Johnny Depp for “Black Mass,” Leonardo DiCaprio for “The Revenant,” Michael Fassbender for “Steve Jobs” and Eddie Redmayne for ‘The Danish Girl.”

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In the leading film actress category, the nominees are Cate Blanchett for “Carol,” Brie Larson for “Room,” Helen Mirren for “Women in Gold,” Saoirse Ronan for “Brooklyn” and Sarah Silverman for “I Smile Back.” 

Christian Bale (“The Big Short”), Idris Elba (“Beasts of No Nation”), Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies”), Michael Shannon (“99 Homes”) and 9-year-old Jacob Tremblay (“Room”) are up for outstanding actor in a supporting film role.

For outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting film role, Rooney Mara (“Carol”), Rachael McAdams (“Spotlight”), Helen Mirren (“Trumbo”), Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”) and Kate Winslet (“Steve Jobs”) received the nomination.

"Beasts of No Nation" and "Straight Outta Compton" solidified their place in the awards conversation with nominations for best ensemble. Other nominees included "Spotlight" and "The Big Short."

In television, Sofia Vergara’s “Modern Family” will try to beat out “The Big Bang Theory,” “Key & Peele,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Transparent” and “Veep” as the best comedic ensemble.

This year, tctress Carol Burnett will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards, which have traditionally served as an indicator of potential Oscar acting nominees, will be broadcast live on Jan. 30 on TNT and TBS.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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