September 02, 2010 07:18:08 GMT
The action movie which scores 17 nods, and the vampire-themed TV series that grabs 10 nominations are competing for The Ultimate Scream gong.
Spike TV has unveiled the nominees of 2010 Scream Awards on September 1, revealing the dominations of "Kick-Ass". The action movie which was made with relatively small budget manages to land 17 nods, including Best Fantasy Movie, Best Scream-play, Best Fantasy Actress and Actor, Best Superhero as well as Best Ensemble.
Not far behind "Kick-Ass" there are "Inception" with 15 nominations and "Iron Man 2" with 13 nods. Both films are up for Best Science Fiction Movie, Best Science Fiction Actress and Actor gongs. Additionally, the Christopher Nolan-directed flick is listed on Best Director and Best Scream-play. As for the "Iron Man" sequel, the other nods are obtained for Best Villain and Best Comic Book Movie, the latter which is also shared with "Kick-Ass" and "The Losers".
For TV shows, last year triumphant "True Blood" still gets a chance to win big this year. The hit HBO series picks up the most nods among other shows with 10 nominations. It is named the possible winner of Best TV Show along with "Dexter", "Doctor Who", "Lost" and "V". Additionally, the vampire-themed series will face off the likes of "Avatar", "Inception", "Iron Man 2", "Lost" and "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" for the coveted The Ultimate Scream title.
The fifth annual Scream Awards which honors the best in sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book genres will be held on Saturday, October 16 and will air on Spike TV on Tuesday, October 19. Fans can see the full nominations and cast their votes for the winners on Spike.com.
Partial List of 2010 Scream Awards Nominations:
The Ultimate Scream