'The Dark Knight', 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' and 'Iron Man' are among the top contenders named for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards.
On Monday, November 10, Joshua Jackson, Carrie Ann Inaba, Paula Marshall and Jay Mohr have announced the nominations for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards. From the announcement, it is revealed that the movie categories have been dominated by blockbuster superheroes movies from "The Dark Knight" to "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull".
Leading the pack is "Dark Knight". The sequel of "Batman Begins" has collected multiple nods and has aided Christian Bale to receive four counts for Favorite Leading Man, Favorite Male Action Star, Favorite Superhero and Favorite On-Screen Match-Up. For the latest nod, Bale shares it with co-star Heath Ledger.
Despite the numerous counts it collected, "Dark Knight" is set to face strong competitors. Both Favorite Movie and Favorite Action Movie gongs put "Dark Knight" in a position to be up against "Crystal Skull" and "Iron Man". Its cast also have to compete with the cast ensemble of "Mamma Mia!" and "Sex and the City" for new category, Favorite Movie Cast.
Other movie nominees for the upcoming People's Choice Awards include "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian", "Kung Fu Panda", "WALL-E", "Get Smart" and "The Secret Life of Bees". In the meantime, Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith, Angelina Jolie and Cate Blanchett are among the stars nominated in the categories for favorite performers.
Voting line has been opened starting on Monday, November 10 through pcaVOTE.com. The awards which recognizes the people and the work of popular culture will be aired live on the CBS Television Network on January 7 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and will be hosted by Queen Latifah.
Movie Nominees of the 35th People's Choice Awards:
- Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and Maggie Gyllenhaal of "The Dark Knight"
- Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard and Colin Firth of "Mamma Mia!"
- Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Chris Noth of "Sex and the City"
- Christian Bale and Heath Ledger in "The Dark Knight"
- Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in "Baby Mama"
- Harrison Ford and Shia LaBeouf in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
- Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman
- Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man
- Will Smith as John Hancock