There will be awards - Day-Lewis takes Screen Actors' Guild prize
The Gangs Of New York and Last of the Mohicans star won for his portrayal of oil prospector Daniel Plainview in the Oscar-nominated There Will Be Blood, which comes to the UK on February 15th.
Elsewhere, Julie Christie was named best leading actress for Away From Her, while supporting actor prizes went to Ruby Dee for American Gangster and Javier Bardem for his depiction of a psychotic hitman in another Oscar tip, No Country For Old Men.
The Coen brothers' film also scooped the award for outstanding cast performance in a motion picture.
In the television categories, mob drama The Sopranos bowed out with another haul of trophies. The series, which ended last year, won best ensemble performance in a drama, as well as both leading actor prizes in that category, with James Gandolfini and Edie Falco taking the statuettes for their depiction of dysfunctional husband and wife Tony and Carmela Soprano.
Charles Durning, whose credits include O Brother Where Art Thou?, received the guild's life achievement award.
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