Nominees Announced For 2008 MTV Movie Awards
Posted on Tue May 6, 2008 11:19 AM PDT
LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Today MTV announced the nominees for the 2008 MTV Movie Awards.
Superbad leads the pack with 5 nominations, followed by Juno with 4 nominations. Knocked Up, Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worldâ€™s End and Transformers each earned 3 nominations.
"Best Movie" nominees include the Academy Award winning film Juno, Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worldâ€™s End, I Am Legend, Superbad and National Treasure: Book of Secrets.
Nominees for "Best Male Performance" are Will Smith (I Am Legend), Shia LaBeouf (Transformers), Denzel Washington (American Gangster), Matt Damon (The Bourne Ultimatum), Michael Cera (Juno). The nominees for "Best Female Performance" are Ellen Page (Juno), Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worldâ€™s End), Katherine Heigl (Knocked Up), Amy Adams (Enchanted) and Jessica Biel (I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry).
The nominees for "Breakthrough Performance" are Zac Efron (Hairspray), Seth Rogen (Knocked Up), Jonah Hill (Superbad), Michael Cera (Superbad), Chris Brown (This Christmas), Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray), Megan Fox (Transformers) and Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Superbad).
Additionally, MTV has unveiled a new category for 2008, â€œBest Summer Movie So Farâ€ which gives a nod to most recent summer blockbusters including Iron Man, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Sex and the City: The Movie, Speed Racer and The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
Mike Myers will host the 2008 MTV Movie Awards live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California on Sunday, June 1st at 8 PM. For more information be sure to visit www.movieawards.mtv.com.