tv.broadwayworld.com

HUGO, HARRY POTTER Lead Nominations of 38th Annual Saturn Awards

Saturn-Awards-20010101

HUGO AND HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 each received 10 nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films today announced nominations for the 38th Annual Saturn Awards, which will be presented on Wednesday, June 20.

Other leading titles in the Academy’s film categories were Super 8 (eight nominations); Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger (seven); and The Adventures of Tintin and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (six each). Rise of the Planet of the Apes breathed new life into a classic sci-fi franchise with five nominations, including a Best Supporting Actor nomination for Andy Serkis.
In TV categories, AMC’s Breaking Bad cooked up six nominations, while F/X’s first foray into a genre series, American Horror Story, scored five nominations. TV series with four nominations each are: Fringe (Fox), Dexter (Showtime), Leverage (TNT), Game of Thrones (HBO), The Killing (AMC) and Torchwood: Miracle Day (Starz). Once Upon a Time (ABC), TNT’s The Closer and Falling Skies, and The Walking Dead (AMC) each earned two nominations.

In addition to the competitive Saturn Awards, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films announced that filmmaker Martin Scorsese will receive its prestigious special award, The George Pal Memorial Award, for his brilliant ode to the triumphant spirit of early cinema in Hugo.

“This was a phenomenal year for genre films and TV series, which broadened the horizons of storytelling and technology, bringing audiences new ways to dream,” said Academy President Robert Holguin. “Every one of the nominated films, TV series and individuals made a major contribution to
science fiction, fantasy and horror – and Martin Scorsese truly exemplified what is best about films and filmmaking. We are thrilled to honor him with the George Pal Memorial Award.”

Among film studios, Paramount Pictures led the Saturn Award nominations, with 46. This year’s nominations includEd Strong showings from Warner Bros. (13 nominations), Sony Pictures Classics (11, including Take Shelter, The Skin I Live In and Midnight in Paris). Twentieth Century Fox earned nine Saturn Award nominations, Universal Pictures received seven, and both Magnolia Pictures and Walt Disney Studios received five nominations. Lionsgate and Relativity Media each scored four nominations.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Academy, which was founded in 1972 by noted film historian Dr. Donald A. Reed to honor and recognize genre entertainment, which is frequently overlooked by mainstream entertainment-industry awards.

This year’s Saturn Awards will be presented at a special ceremony on Wednesday, June 20, in Burbank. For complete nomination details as well as more information about the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films and the Saturn Awards, please visit www.saturnawards.org.

Here is a complete list of the 38th Annual Saturn Award nominations:

FILM NOMINATIONS

THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU (Universal)

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (Paramount/Marvel)

LIMITLESS (Relativity Media)

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (20th Century Fox)

SUPER 8 (Paramount)

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS (20th Century Fox)

HARRY POTTER & THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 (Warner Bros.)

HUGO (Paramount)

IMMORTALS (Relativity Media)

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (Sony Pictures Classics)

THE MUPPETS (Walt Disney Studios)

THOR (Paramount/Marvel)

CONTAGION (Warner Bros.)

THE DEVIL’S DOUBLE (Lionsgate)

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (Sony)

THE GREY (Open Road Films)

TAKE SHELTER (Sony Pictures Classics)

THE THING (Universal)

FAST FIVE (Universal)

THE LINCOLN LAWYER (Lionsgate)

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL (Paramount)

RED TAILS (20th Century Fox/Lucasfilm, Ltd.)

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (Warner Bros.)

War Horse (Walt Disney/DreamWorks)

 

Antonio Banderas
The Skin I Live In (Sony Pictures Classics)

Dominic Cooper
The Devil’s Double (Lionsgate)

Tom Cruise
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Paramount)

Chris Evans
Captain America: The First Avenger (Paramount/Marvel)

Ben Kingsley
Hugo (Paramount)

Michael Shannon
Take Shelter (Sony Pictures Classics)

Jessica Chastain
Take Shelter (Sony Pictures Classics)

Kirsten Dunst
Melancholia (Magnolia)

Rooney Mara
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Sony)

BRIT MARLING
Another Earth (Fox Searchlight)

Keira Knightley
A Dangerous Method (Sony Pictures Classics)

ELIZABETH OLSON
Martha Marcy May Marlene (Fox Searchlight)

Ralph Fiennes
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros.)

Harrison Ford
Cowboys and Aliens (Universal)

Tom Hiddleston
Thor (Paramount/Marvel)

Alan Rickman
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros.)

Andy Serkis
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (20th Century Fox)

Stanley Tucci
Captain America: The First Avenger (Paramount/Marvel)

Elena Anaya
The Skin I Live In (Sony Pictures Classics)

Emily Blunt
The Adjustment Bureau (Universal)

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG
Melancholia (Magnolia)

Paula Patton
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Paramount)

Lin Shaye
Insidious (FilmDistrict)

Emma Watson
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros.)

Asa Butterfield
HUGO (Paramount)

Joel Courtney
SUPER 8 (Paramount)

Elle Fanning
SUPER 8 (Paramount)

 

Dakota Goyo

REAL STEEL (Walt Disney Studios)

Chloe Grace Moretz
Hugo (Paramount)

Saoirse Ronan
Hanna (Focus)

J.J. Abrams
Super 8 (Paramount)

Brad Bird
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Paramount)

Martin Scorsese
Hugo (Paramount)

Steven Spielberg
The Adventures of Tintin (Paramount)

Rupert Wyatt
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (20th Century Fox)

David Yates
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros.)

J.J. Abrams
Super 8 (PARAMOUNT)

Woody Allen
Midnight in Paris (Sony Pictures Classics)

MIKE CAHILL
BRIT MARLING
Another Earth (Fox Searchlight)

RICK JAFFA
AMANDA SILVER
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (20th Century Fox)

John Logan
Hugo (Paramount)


BLOGS
Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Knockout Rounds Night One 10/27; Full Results!Spoiler Alert!: THE VOICE Knockout Rounds Night One; Full Results and Reviews! Top-10 Horror Movies Streaming FREE on FrightPix.com; Toxie, PSYCHOSHARK, INFECTION, More
Top-10 Horror Movies Streaming FREE on FrightPix.com; Toxie, PSYCHOSHARK, INFECTION, More
dotted line
But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Thursday, October 30th: It's the Great Pumpkin, BWW! 8:00pm: IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN | ABC

9:00pm: SCANDAL | ABC

10:00: PARENTHOOD | NBC

Click for more picks!

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber