Birdman looks set to win big at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild (Sag) Awards after scooping four nominations.

The drama has been shortlisted for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, while actors Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Emma Stone have each landed a nod for their roles.

The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything and Boyhood closely follow with three nominations each, including Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Benedict Cumberbatch will compete against Steve Carell (Foxcatcher), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler), Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and Keaton (Birdman) for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role prize.

Jennifer Aniston has landed Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role nomination for her turn in Cake, and she will be up against Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), and Reese Witherspoon (Wild).

In Tv, Modern Family is the one to beat with four nominations across the comedy categories.

The winners will be announced live on 25 January (15).