February 25, 2008 07:48:04 GMT
The Disney's fantasy drama film landed nods for its two leading theps, Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb as well as two other counts at the 29th Young Artist Awards.
The drama fantasy "Bridge to Terabithia" has become the leading film on the 29th Young Artist Awards' nominations as the Young Artist Foundation unveiled the list of young theps up for the special awards for the young performers. The Walt Disney Pictures' movie has gathered four counts, including the Young Ensemble Cast nod.
Beside the ensemble count, the film's two leading performers, Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb, were also nominated for leading young actor and actress categories respectively. In the male category, Hutcherson has to face 9 other young actors, such as Alex Etel of "The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep", Freddie Highmore of "August Rush", Logan Lerman of "3:10 To Yuma" and Chris O'Neil of "The Last Mimzy". Meanwhile, for the female gong, Robb was set to be up against strong contenders, naming some are Abigail Breslin and Saoirse Ronan.
The film's youngest cast receiving the nod was Bailee Madison. The 8-year-old was given gong in the category of Young Actress Age Ten or Younger. Listed also in the category were Rachel Covey for "Enchanted", Megan McKinnon for "Project Grey", Madison Pettis for "The Game Plan", Willow Smith for "I Am Legend" and Rhiannon Leigh Wryn for "Mimzy".
The winners of Young Artist Awards will be announced at a ceremony held on Sunday, March 30. In the meantime, the complete list of the awards' nominees can be read at YoungArtistAwards.org.