Feb 01
2003

A studio mistake left Meryl Streep competing against herself for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, possibly costing her one if not two nominations. A Sony spokesman said a studio employee incorrectly submitted Streep’s name in the lead-actress category for “Adaptation”. The studio considers it a supporting-actress role and has been pushing Streep in that category for other film awards. The mistake May have split Streep’s votes between “Adaptation” and her other contending role for “The Hours,” which Paramount also had submitted in the lead-actress category.