Wednesday, February 24, 2016

'The Force Awakens' Garners 15 Saturn Award Nominations

By: Benjamin Hart

As award season rolls on Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens is continuing to pick up awards and nominations from various institutions. Today it appears that The Force Awakens has gained it's largest amount of nominations yet at this year's Saturn Awards. Episode VII earned nods in almost all the film categories, including best writing, best editing, best music and more. Fiften nominations in total! Also, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Lupita Nyong’o were all nominated in their respective acting categories. You can read the full list of nominations below:

Best Science Fiction Film Release - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Actor - Harrison Ford

Best Actress - Daisy Ridley

Best Supporting Actor - John Boyega, Adam Driver

Best Supporting Actress - Carrie Fisher, Lupita Nyong’o

Best Film Director - J.J. Abrams

Best Film Writing - Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt

Best Film Editing - Maryann Brandon, Mary Jo Markey

Best Film Production Design - Rick Carter, Darren Gilford

Best Film Music - John Williams

Best Film Costume Design - Michael Kaplan

Best Film Make-Up - Neal Scanlan

Best Film Special / Visual Effects - Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach,
Neal Scanlan, Chris Corbould

All of the nominations were announced on YouTube in the video below:

Congratulations to all the nominees for these much deserved recognition! The awards ceremony will reportedly take place in June.

Source: The Wrap

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