AceShowbiz - "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" leads nominations for the 37th annual Golden Rasberry Awards a.k.a. The Razzies. The DCEU movie gets eight nominations, including worst picture of 2016. "Dirty Grandpa", "Gods of Egypt", "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party", "Independence Day: Resurgence" and "Zoolander 2" are also listed in the worst picture category.
In addition, Batman depicter %cBen Affleck% is up for worst actor, despite the fact that he won 2015 Razzie Redeemer prize for his transition from "Gigli" to Oscar-winning picture "Argo" and the critically-acclaimed "Gone Girl". Affleck is nominated alongside co-star %cHenry Cavill%, %cGerard Butler%, %cRobert De Niro%, Dinesh D'Souza and %cBen Stiller% for Razzie Awards' worst actor.
"Zoolander 2" is also among the top nominees. In addition to worst picture and worst actor, the Stiller-starring flick is nominated for worst supporting actress (%cKristen Wiig%), worst supporting actor (%cOwen Wilson%), worst screen combo (Stiller and his BFF Wilson) and worst director (Stiller).
%cMegan Fox%, %cTyler Perry%, %cJulia Roberts%, %cBecky Turner%, %cShailene Woodley% and %cNaomi Watts% are nominated for worst actress, while %cJulianne Hough%, %cKate Hudson%, %cAubrey Plaza%, %cJane Seymour% and %cSela Ward% are among the nominees for worst supporting actress.
The Razzie Awards' organizers said that the number of nominees expanded from five to six. "The crop of cinematic crap in 2016 was so extensive that this year's 37th annual Razzie Awards is expanding the number of nominees from the usual five to an unprecedented six contenders in each of its nine worst achievement in film categories," they said in press release.
The ceremony will be held on February 25, a day before the Academy Awards is held.