‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Interstellar’ Lead Saturn Awards Nominations

Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Interstellar lead the nominations for this year’s Saturn Awards.

Officials at the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror unveiled the nominations on Thursday and Marvel’s 2014 Captain America sequel leads the way with 11 nods, one more than Matthew McConaughey’s space drama Interstellar.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier picked up nominations for Best Comic Book-to-Film Release, Best Actor (Chris Evans), Best Director (Anthony & Joe Russo), Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie) and Best Supporting Actress (Scarlett Johansson).

Interstellar‘s 10 nominations include nods for Best Science Fiction Film, Best Director (Christopher Nolan), Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey), Best Actress (Anne Hathaway) and Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Chastain).

Meanwhile Guardians of the Galaxy, which will compete with the Captain America sequel for Best Comic Book-to-Movie, picked up eight nominations, including Best Actor (Chris Pratt) and Best Director (James Gunn).

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes also claimed eight nominations, including Best Science Fiction Film, Best Director and Best Visual Effects. Edge of Tomorrow and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies each scored seven nominations.

The awards will be presented in Burbank, California on June 25.

Photo Credit: Marvel/Disney


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