LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) --
Sean Penn's Alaskan adventure tale "Into the Wild" was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Thursday.
Star Emile Hirsch earned a nod for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role, while his co-stars Hal Holbrook and Catherine Keener picked up nominations in the supporting categories.
"Into the Wild" also made the shortlist for best ensemble cast, putting it up against the groups of actors in the movies "3:10 to Yuma," "America Gangster," "Hairspray" and "No Country for Old Men."
"No Country for Old Men" stars Javier Bardem and Tommy Lee Jones each grabbed a nomination for the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role.
Cate Blanchett garnered nominations for her lead role in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" and her supporting part in "I'm Not There."
Also vying for the outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role prize are Julie Christie, Marion Cotillard, Angelina Jolie and Ellen Page.
Hirsch will compete with George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Ryan Gosling and Viggo Mortensen for the male actor in a lead role award.
The 14th Annual SAG Awards show is slated to air Jan. 27 on TNT and TBS.
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