Rogue One and The Walking Dead Lead The Nominations For The Saturn Awards

With the 89th Academy Awards and it’s memorable conclusion finally behind us, it’s time to move on toward honouring some of the excellent genre fare we’ve had over the past year. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films have unveiled the nominations for their 43rd annual Saturn Awards, with ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, THE BFG, DOCTOR STRANGE, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, The Walking Dead, American Horror Story: Roanoke and Westworld walking away with the bulk of the nominations.

Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release:
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
DEADPOOL
DOCTOR STRANGE
SUICIDE SQUAD
X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Best Science Fiction Film Release:
ARRIVAL
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
PASSENGERS
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY
STAR TREK BEYOND

Best Fantasy Film Release:
THE BFG
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
GHOSTBUSTERS
THE JUNGLE BOOK
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN
A MONSTER CALLS
PETE’S DRAGON

Best Horror Film Release:
THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE
THE CONJURING 2
DEMON
DON’T BREATHE
OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL
TRAIN TO BUSAN
THE WITCH

Best Action / Adventure Film Release:
ALLIED
GOLD
HACKSAW RIDGE
HIDDEN FIGURES
THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
THE NICE GUYS

Best Thriller Film Release:
10 CLOVERFIELD LANE
THE ACCOUNTANT
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
JASON BOURNE
HELL OR HIGH WATER
THE SHALLOWS
SPLIT

Best Actor in a Film:
Chris Evans (CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR)
Benedict Cumberbatch (DOCTOR STRANGE)
Chris Pratt (PASSENGERS)
Ryan Reynolds (DEADPOOL)
Mark Rylance (THE BFG)
Chris Pine (STAR TREK BEYOND)
Matthew McConaughey (GOLD)

Best Actress in a Film:
Amy Adams (ARRIVAL)
Emily Blunt (THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN)
Taraji P. Henson (HIDDEN FIGURES)
Jennifer Lawrence (PASSENGERS)
Felicity Jones (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY)
Narges Rashidi (UNDER THE SHADOW)
Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 CLOVERFIELD LANE)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film:
Chadwick Boseman (CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR)
Dan Fogler (FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM)
John Goodman (10 CLOVERFIELD LANE)
Diego Luna (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY)
Zachary Quinto (STAR TREK BEYOND)
Christopher Walken (THE JUNGLE BOOK)

Best Supporting Actress  in a Film:
Scarlett Johansson (CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR)
Tilda Swinton (DOCTOR STRANGE)
Margot Robbie (SUICIDE SQUAD)
Kate McKinnon (GHOSTBUSTERS)
Betty Buckley (SPLIT)
Bryce Dallas Howard (GOLD)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor:
Ruby Barnhill (THE BFG)
Julian Dennison (HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE)
Tom Holland (CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR)
Lewis MacDougall (A MONSTER CALLS)
Neel Sethi (THE JUNGLE BOOK)
Anya Taylor-Joy (THE WITCH)

Best Film Direction:
Scott Derrickson (DOCTOR STRANGE)
Gareth Edwards (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY)
Jon Favreau (THE JUNGLE BOOK)
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo (CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR)
Bryan Singer (X-MEN: APOCALYPSE)
Steven Spielberg (THE BFG)
Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL)

That Hashtag Show will be covering The Saturn Awards this year so stay tuned for more

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