Slightly more than 4,000 of the Screen Actors Guild's 100,000-plus members are about to become the key players for next year's SAG Awards.
On Friday, a random drawing will be held to pick the 4,200 members who will serve as the nominating committee for the 19th SAG Awards on Jan. 27, 2013. Half of those will nominate film performances, and remaining half will nominate primetime television performances.
The entire Screen Actors Guild numbers around 120,000, and all members whose dues are current (a number that generally reduces the pool to between 90,000 and 100,000) are eligible to vote for the winners at the SAG Awards. But to make the nominating process more manageable,...