Star Wars: The Force Awakens Gets 11 Nominations at the MTV Movie Awards!
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens leads the pack at the MTV Movie Awards, being nominated 11 times in 9 of the award show’s 14 categories.
The force was strong with Star Wars as the sci-fi epic dominated the 2016 MTV Movie Awards nominations on Tuesday morning, which were announced via Snapchat Discover. The Force Awakens led the way with 11 nods, followed by another box office smash, Deadpool, which scored eight noms. Avengers: Age of Ultron was in third with six nominations. All three films are up for the night’s biggest award — movie of the year — alongside Creed, Jurassic World and Straight Outta Compton.
The categories that The Force Awakens is up for are Movie of the Year, Best Female Performance (Daisy Ridley), Breakthrough Performance (Daisy Ridley or John Boyega), Best Action Performance (John Boyega), Best Hero (Daisy Ridley), Best Villain (Adam Driver), Best Virtual Performance (Andy Serkis or Lupita Nyong’o), Best Ensemble Cast, and best fight (Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley).
The award show will be presented by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart on April 10.
Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college studies, he keeps himself busy by reporting on all kinds of Star Wars news for SWNN and general movie news on the sister site, Movie News Net. He served as a frequent commentator on SWNN’s The Resistance Broadcast.