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Spike TV Announces Nominees For SCREAM 2009

Movie by Joey Paur

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Spike TV has unveiled the list of nominees for the fourth annual Scream Awards, which honors the best in Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Comics, and Horror. The taping of the awards will take place on Saturday, October 17 at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA., and will premiere on Spike TV on Tuseday, October 27 (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT)

The Two-Hour Event To Reveal Exclusive World Premiere Footage Of The Most Anticipated Releases of 2010.

“Eight out of the 10 highest grossing films of all time are in the ‘SCREAM’ genres, which is due to the incredible passion and loyalty of these fans,” said Casey Patterson, executive producer of “SCREAM 2009″ and senior vice president of event production, talent development and studio relations for Spike TV. “We’re thrilled to once again to present the only global event honoring their heroes.”

Some of the nominees’ reactions include:

“Without all of the fans, the claws would have been sheathed a long time ago! Thank you so much,” said Hugh Jackman after hearing he was nominated for two “SCREAM” awards and “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” was nominated for 13.

“Everyone knows it’s the VILLAINS who have the most fun. Thanks to the ‘SCREAM’ team and congrats to everyone at ‘True Blood.’ This is very exciting for the whole show,” said Best Villain nominee and star of HBO’s “True Blood” Alexander Skarsgard.

“Thank you for the nomination and thank you for letting me frighten you. I look forward to doing it again sometime soon,” said Ryan Kwanten after hearing he was nominated for Best Horror Actor for his role as Jason Stackhouse on “True Blood.”

“Getting nominated for kissing a Vulcan is a better fate than logic,” said “Star Trek’s” Zoe Saldana after getting word she received two “SCREAM” Awards nominations for Best Breakout Performance: Female and Best Science Fiction Actress.

J.J. Abrams’ Sci-Fi action-adventure “Star Trek” tops the list with 17 nominations including The Ultimate Scream, Best Science Fiction Movie, Best Director, Best Ensemble, Holy Sh*t Scene of the Year and a nod in the all-new Fight-to-the-Death Scene of the Year category. Comic book-inspired blockbusters “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and “Watchmen” each nabbed 13 nominations, while HBO’s vampire-themed television series “True Blood” garnered nine nominations. A full list of categories and nominations are included below.

Ballots were sent out to Spike TV’s “SCREAM 2009″ advisory board, consisting of some of the most respected and well-known members of the horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic book worlds who were responsible for advising on categories and determining nominees in each category. All films, television shows and comic books were deemed eligible for inclusion if they were released between August 9, 2008 and July 15, 2009 and were representative of the genres listed. Winners will be determined by online voting at scream.spike.com.

Esteemed members of this year’s advisory board* include:

*A full list of Spike TV’s 2009 Advisory Board members can be found on spike.com.

Tim Burton, (writer/director/producer “Edward Scissorhands”)

Wes Craven (writer/director “A Nightmare on Elm Street”)

Roland Emmerich (writer/producer/director, “Independence Day,” “The Day After Tomorrow,” “2012″)

Neil Gaiman (writer/producer “Beowulf,” “Stardust,” “Mirrormask”)

Frank Miller (writer/producer/director “SinCity,” “300,” writer/producer “The Spirit”)

Eli Roth (writer/producer/director, “Hostel,” “Cell”, “CabinFever”)

Zack Snyder (director, “300,” “Watchmen”)

Beginning today, Monday, August 31 and continuing until Saturday, October 17 fans can vote for their favorites, as well as view exclusive red carpet and backstage coverage of the event, by visiting scream.spike.com.

The official sponsors of Spike TV’s “SCREAM 2009″ are Subaru and Taco Bell.

Following are several of the categories and nominees for Spike TV’s “SCREAM 2009:” For the full list fans can go to scream.spike.com.

THE ULTIMATE SCREAM BEST FANTASY MOVIE

-”Drag Me to Hell” -”Coraline”

-”Let the Right One In” -”Harry Potter and the Half-Blood
Prince”

-”Star Trek” -”Twilight”

-”Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” -”Up”

-”Twilight” -”Watchmen”

-”Up” -”X-Men Origins: Wolverine”

BEST HORROR MOVIE BEST SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE

-”Dead Snow” -”Knowing”

-”Drag Me to Hell” -”Moon”

-”Friday the 13th” -”Outlander”

-”Let the Right One In” -”Star Trek”

-”My Bloody Valentine 3D” -”Terminator Salvation”

-”Splinter” -”Transformers: Revenge of the
Fallen”

BEST ACTOR IN A FANTASY MOVIE OR TV SHOW

-Ed Asner; “Up”

-Hugh Jackman; “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”

-Robert Pattinson; “Twilight”

-Brad Pitt; “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

-Daniel Radcliffe; “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”

-Michael Sheen; “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans”

BEST ACTOR IN A HORROR MOVIE OR TV SHOW


-Bruce Campbell; “My Name is Bruce”

-Michael C. Hall; “Dexter”

-Kare Hedebrant; “Let the Right One In”

-Justin Long; “Drag Me to Hell”

-Ryan Kwanten; “True Blood”

-Stephen Moyer; “True Blood”

BEST ACTRESS IN A HORROR MOVIE OR TV SHOW


-Jennifer Carpenter; “Quarantine”

-Jaime King; “My Bloody Valentine 3D”

-Lina Leandersson; “Let the Right One In”

-Alison Lohman; “Drag Me to Hell”

-Anna Paquin; “True Blood”

-Monica Potter; “The Last House on the Left”

BEST ACTRESS IN A FANTASY MOVIE OR TV SHOW


-Scarlett Johansson; “The Spirit”

-Jaime King; “The Spirit”

-Rhona Mitra; “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans”

-Kristen Stewart; “Twilight”

-Emma Watson; “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”

BEST COMIC BOOK BEST COMIC BOOK MOVIE

-Green Lantern -”Dragonball Evolution”

-Hack/Slash -”Punisher: War Zone”

-Kick-Ass -”The Spirit”

-Thor -”Watchmen”

-The Walking Dead -”X-Men Origins: Wolverine”

-Wolverine: Old Man Logan

BEST DIRECTOR

-J.J. Abrams; “Star Trek”

-Tomas Alfredson; “Let the Right One In”

-Michael Bay; “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”

-Pete Doctor & Bob Peterson; “Up”

-Duncan Jones; “Moon”

-Sam Raimi; “Drag Me to Hell”

BEST VILLAIN

-Eric Bana as Nero; “Star Trek”

-Cam Gigandet as James; “Twilight”

-Lorna Raver as Mrs. Ganush; “Drag Me to Hell”

-Liev Schrieber as Victor Creed/Sabretooth; “X-Men”

-Alexander Skarsgard as Eric Northman; “True Blood”

THE HOLY SH*T! SCENE OF THE YEAR

-The Death Eaters Attack London; “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood
Prince”

-The Destruction of Manhattan; “Watchmen”

-Space Dive onto Orbital Drill; “Star Trek”

-The Seance; “Drag Me to Hell”

-The Subway Crash; “Knowing”

-The Swimming Pool Scene; “Let the Right One In”

MOST MEMORABLE MUTILATION

-The Arm Removal Surgery; “Splinter”

-Arms Cut Off by Rotary Saw; “Watchmen”

-The Eyeball Cake; “Drag Me to Hell”

-Head Ripped Apart by Nazi Zombies; “Dead Snow”

-The Pendulum; “Saw V”

-The Swimming Pool Scene; “Let the Right One In”

BEST ACTOR IN A SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE OR TV SHOW


-Nicolas Cage; “Knowing”

-Josh Holloway; “Lost”

-Shia LaBeouf; “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”

-Chris Pine; “Star Trek”

-Zachary Quinto; “Star Trek”

-Sam Rockwell; “Moon”

BEST ACTRESS IN A SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE OR TV SHOW


-Moon Bloodgood; “Terminator Salvation”

-Eliza Dushku; “dollhouse”

-Megan Fox; “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”

-Lena Headey; “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”

-Katee Sackhoff; “Battlestar Galactica”

-Zoe Saldana; “Star Trek”

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