Wednesday, October 03, 2007

TMNT Up for Scream Award

The CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles feature, TMNT, is listed among the contenders for the second annual Scream Awards, a two-hour event that will recognize the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic books next month in Los Angeles. The ceremony will tape on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Greek Theatre, and will premiere on Viacom’s Spike TV on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). No host has yet been announced to succeed actor Samuel L. Jackson, who presided over last year’s festivities.

Animated by Imagi, the Weinstein Co./Warner Bros. release TMNT has been nominated for Best Comic-to-Screen Adaptation. Based on the comics by Peter Laird and Kevin Munroe, the movie is up against Warner Bros.’ 300, 20th Century Fox’s Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Paramount’s Ghost Rider and Sony/Columbia Pictures’ Spiderman 3.

Warner Bros. came out ahead of all other studios with a total of 20 nominations. Adapted from the graphic novel by Frank Miller, 300 leads the pack with 12 nominations, including The Ultimate Scream, Breakout Performance (Rodrigo Santoro), Most Vile Villain (Rodrigo Santoro), Most Memorable Mutilation and Best Director (Zack Snyder). Grindhouse and Spider-Man 3 tied for second with 11 noms each.....
source: animation magazine

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