Hathaway, Chastain Among 2013 MTV MOVIE AWARDS Nominees

Hathaway, Chastain Among 2013 MTV MOVIE AWARDS Nominees

MTV announced the categories and nominees for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards", honoring the actors and films that enthralled and electrified audiences this year. Leading the pack with seven nominations each are Quentin Tarantino's sweeping American slavery Western Django Unchained and Seth MacFarlane's bromantic comedy Ted, followed by the critically acclaimed Silver Linings Playbook with six nods and the epic blockbuster conclusion to the Batman trilogy The Dark Knight Rises with five.

Broadway stars were also represented among the list of this year's nominees. Box office smash 'Les Miserables' received three nominations including 'Best Female Performance' for Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway,'Breakthrough Performance' for Eddie Redmayne and 'Best Musical Moment.'

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain was recognized for her 'Best Scared-As-S**t' performance in Sony Pictures' Zero Dark Thirty and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' star Scarlett Johansson and fellow 'Avenger' cast mates Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth received a nod for 'Best Fight' against villain Tom Hiddleston.

Airing LIVE on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from the Sony Pictures Studios Lot in Culver City, CA, the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" will serve as the official kick off to the Summer Blockbuster season with its trademark irreverent celebration of the movies, actors and music that audiences love. Previously announced, rising superstar Rebel Wilson, nominated for "Best Female Performance" and "Breakthrough Performance"as Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect, will star as host and be joined by MTV's Inaugural "Comedic Genius Award" recipient Will Ferrell, who is nominated for "Best On-Screen Duo" with Zach Galifianakis for The Campaign.

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