Posted: 01:11 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 03:47 AM BST, Jan. April 2021

Australian Hollywood kings Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett will battle it out for a win at today’s SAG Awards

Nicole and Cate are both nominated for outstanding performance by an actress in a television movie or limited series

Nicole was nominated for her work in HBO’s gripping drama The Undoing, while Cate was nominated for her portrayal of Phyllis Schlafly in Mrs America

SAG Awards 2021: Australian A-listener Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett compete against each other this year to win the award.Pictured: Cate portrays Phyllis Schlafly in Mrs America

The two women will compete against heavy hitters for the gong, including Anya Taylor-Joy for The Queen’s Gambit and Kerry Washington for Little Fires Everywhere

Nicole gave an intense performance as a wealthy New York City therapist whose life is linked to her husband after the death of a woman

Gripping: Nicole gave an intense performance as the wealthy New York City therapist whose life unfolds after the death of a woman connected to her husband, played by Hugh Grant

Cate portrays the controversial yet brilliant Phyllis Schlafly, who became a conservative brand during the rise of liberal feminism

The SAG Awards are usually viewed as a barometer that stars are hot for an upcoming Oscar win, as SAG members are often members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

This year, streaming services dominate most of the categories again, with the usual popular series coming up for awards

Role reversal: Cate portrays the controversial yet brilliant Phyllis Schlafly, who became a conservative trademark during the rise of liberal feminism

No zoom format was chosen at the award ceremony, as was popular at the height of the Covid pandemic last year

Instead, the awards are presented during a pre-recorded hour-long special, with some actors expected to do a virtual red carpet

At home, Glamazon: the two women will face heavy hitters for the gong, including Anya Taylor-Joy for The Queen’s Gambit and Kerry Washington for Little Fires Everywhere

Speaking to Variety Magazine, SAG Awards EP Kathy Connell said the ceremony was in keeping with what was happening in the world

‘We looked at it and asked,’ Is this a year to have a full festival when everyone is suffering as they are? ‘ ‘But at the same time we wanted to acknowledge the great achievements that entertain us’

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