Friday, January 19, 2018

'The Last Jedi' Nominated For Nine Empire Awards

By: Dominic Jones

The award nominations for Star Wars: The Last Jedi continue to roll in.  Empire Magazine announced this week the nominees for the 23rd annual Empire Awards and The Last Jedi picked up nominations in nine categories.  Among the categories Star Wars is nominated in are Best Film, Best Director (Rian Johnson), Best Female Newcomer (Kelly Marie Tran), Best Actor (John Boyega), and Best Actress (Daisy Ridley).  Voting for the awards is open until February 2nd and the awards will be presented on March 18th.

The complete list of Categories Star Wars is nominated in are:
  • Best Female newcomer: Kelly Marie Tran
  • Best Sci-Fi / Fantasy: The Last Jedi
  • Best Actor: John Boyega
  • Best Actress: Daisy Ridley
  • Best Director: Rian Johnson
  • Best Film: The Last Jedi
  • Best Costume Design: The Last Jedi
  • Best Visual Effects: The Last Jedi
  • Best Production Design: The Last Jedi
Last year Rogue One picked up three Empire Awards (Best Film, Best Director for Gareth Edwards, and Best Actress for Felicity Jones).  Two years ago The Force Awakens won five Empire Awards (Best Sci-fi/Fantasy, Best VFX, Best Director for JJ Abrams, Best Male Newcomer for John Boyega, and Best Female Newcomer for Daisy Ridley).

Congrats to the nominees and best of luck in March!  You can vote for The Last Jedi in the Empire Awards here.

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