LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The King’s Speech” star Colin Firth and “Black Swan” star Natalie Portman have won lead-performer honors at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, securing their front-runner status for the Academy Awards.
“The Fighter” co-stars Christian Bale and Melissa Leo took the supporting-acting honors Sunday, boosting their own prospects come Oscar night Feb. 27.READ MORE: Walnut Creek Police Arrest Suspected Shoplifter, Recover $2000 In Stolen Merchandise
“The King’s Speech” capped a weeklong surge of Hollywood honors, which included an upset win at Saturday’s Directors Guild of America Awards for Tom Hooper, who beat favorite David Fincher (“The Social Network”).READ MORE: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In San Jose
Last Tuesday, “The King’s Speech” claimed a leading 12 Oscar nominations, and it pulled a surprise win for top honors from the Producers Guild of America the previous weekend.MORE NEWS: Home Alone: Helping Pandemic Pets Cope When Their Owners Return To Work
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