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Atlanta-filmed "Hidden Figures" and "Stranger Things" shine at SAG Awards


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Sunday was a big night for Atlanta's booming television and movie filming industry, as the casts of the motion picture "Hidden Figures" and the Netflix series "Stranger Things" each claimed top honors.

MORE: How "Hidden Figures" took shape

Photos from the 23rd annual SAG Awards

"Hidden Figures," starring Atlanta's Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Mahershala Ali with Kevin Costner and Kirsten Dunst, won for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

"Stranger Things," starring Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, Charlie Heaton, Matthew Modine and others, was honored for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Denzel Washington and Emma Stone took home hardware for best male/female leading roles for "Fences" and "La La Land."

RELATED: Our interview with Denzel Washington at the Atlanta screening of "Fences"

Ali and Viola Davis were the male/female supporting role winners for "Moonlight" and "Fences."

Here is a full list of winners.

 

 


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