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Superbad Leads The Way At 2008 MTV Movie Awards

Superbad Leads The Way At 2008 MTV Movie Awards


Teen comedy SUPERBAD is leading the nominations for the 2008 MTV Movie Awards
after picking up five nods, including Best Movie.

The high-school comedy, directed by Greg Mottola, also scooped nominations
for the film’s stars Jonah Hill and Michael Cera, who will compete in the
Breakthrough Performance category along with their co-star Christopher
Mintz-Plasse. Hill is also up for Best Comedic Performance.

But Superbad will be going up against Oscar-winning Juno – which Cera also
stars in – for the Best Movie prize, while the actor is also recognized for his
efforts in the teen pregnancy film with a nomination for Best Male

Meanwhile, the big-screen adaptation of Transformers is nominated for three
gongs: Best Movie, Best Male Performance for Shia LaBeouf and Breakthrough
Performance for Megan Fox. And Enchanted star Amy Adams also received a trio of
nods for the Disney film – Best Female Performance, Best Comedic Performance
and Best Kiss for her smooch with Patrick Dempsey.

The winners for the 17th Annual MTV Movie Awards will be unveiled on 1 June
(08) at the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, California.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Best Movie:
I Am Legend
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Best Comedic Performance:
Amy Adams – Enchanted
Johnny Depp – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Jonah Hill – Superbad
Seth Rogen – Knocked Up
Adam Sandler – I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry

Best Male Performance:
Michael Cera – Juno
Matt Damon – The Bourne Ultimatum
Shia LaBeouf – Transformers
Will Smith – I Am Legend
Denzel Washington – American Gangster

Best Female Performance:
Amy Adams – Enchanted
Jessica Biel – I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry
Katherine Heigl – Knocked Up
Keira Knightley – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Ellen Page – Juno

Breakthrough Performance:
Nikki Blonsky – Hairspray
Chris Brown – This Christmas
Michael Cera – Superbad
Zac Efron – Hairspray
Megan Fox – Transformers
Jonah Hill – Superbad
Christopher Mintz-Plasse – Superbad
Seth Rogen – Knocked Up

Best Fight:
Alien vs. Predator – Alien vs. Predator: Survival of the Fittest
Hayden Christensen vs. Jamie Bell – Jumper
Matt Damon vs. Joey Ansah – The Bourne Ultimatum
Sean Faris vs. Cam Gigandet – Never Back Down
Tobey Maguire vs. James Franco – Spider-Man 3
Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan vs. Sun Ming Ming – Rush Hour 3

Best Villain:
Javier Bardem – No Country for Old Men
Johnny Depp – Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Topher Grace – Spider-Man 3
Angelina Jolie – Beowulf
Denzel Washington – American Gangster

Best Kiss:
Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey – Enchanted
Briana Evigan and Robert Hoffman – Step Up 2 the Streets
Shia LaBeouf and Sarah Roemer – Disturbia
Ellen Page and Michael Cera – Juno
Daniel Radcliffe and Katie Leung – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Best Summer Movie So Far:
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Sex and the City: The Movie
Speed Racer
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Iron Man.


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