The 27th SAG Awards will get a new date for the ceremony. The new date is March 14 and the reason for the delay is because of the coronavirus pandemic

The 2021 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards have been postponed by just about two months to ensure the safety of the guests from the impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The 27th ceremony of SAG Awards will not happen on Sunday, Jan 24, but instead will happen on Sunday, March 14. The qualification period and the phase of casting a ballot have additionally been stretched out, with the last day to cast a vote for nominations on March 10. Designations will presently be declared on Feb. 4.

During the 26th ceremony, the voting members of SAG gave their highest honor in movie “Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture” to the respected Korean motion picture “Parasite” before the film proceeded to receive the “Academy Award for Best Picture” at the Oscars. Other notable victors consisted of Jennifer Aniston for “The Morning Show”, “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” for the best cast of comedy series, and “The Crown” for the best cast of drama series.

The postponement follows the Academy Awards (Oscars) both moving the date of the 2021 ceremony and expanding its qualification window. The Oscars will currently occur on April 25, 2021, not on February 28 like originally intended. The qualification window frame has likewise moved back from December 31 to February 28.

Additionally, the 2021 Golden Globe Awards have moved its 2021 ceremony date to February 28, well longer than a month and a half later than its run of the mill early January date. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are set to return as hosts the Golden Globe previously announced on their official website.

On the other side of the world, the 74th British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Film Awards will be delayed until Sunday, April 11, 2021, after initially being established for Feb. 13.

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The majority of the award shows have made the option to postpone their ceremony because of the delayed status of most of the upcoming movies striving to be award contenders and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Cannes Film Festival, seen as the beginning to film award season, was dropped in May a long time after SXSW Festival in Austin was likewise compelled to drop their 2020 ceremony.

For over a century, movies have played an important role in comforting, inspiring, and entertaining us during the darkest of times. They certainly have this year. Our hope, in extending the eligibility period and our Awards date, is to provide the flexibility filmmakers need to finish and release their films without being penalized for something beyond anyone’s control

The Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson in a statement

The Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson both make an insightful comment from an announcement that for longer than a century, films have assumed a significant job in consoling, moving, and engaging all of the people’s lives during the most hopeless period of humanity. They unquestionably will be like that this year. Their expectation, in expanding the qualification time frame and giving the new ceremony date of their award show, is to give the adaptability producers need to complete and discharge their movies without being punished for something outside anybody’s ability to control. Additionally, the Academy President adds that “This coming Oscars and the opening of our new museum will mark a historic moment, gathering movie fans around the world to unite through cinema.” to unite through cinema.”

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