Ted, Django Unchained Lead 2013 MTV Movie Awards Nods
Both flicks have scored seven nominations each! See the full list here...
Ted and Django Unchained lead this year's nominations for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.
Quentin Tarantino's sweeping American slavery Western andSeth MacFarlane’s bromantic comedy lead the pack with seven nods a piece, while critically acclaimed flick Silver Linings Playbook scored six nominations.
The epic blockbuster conclusion to the Batman trilogy The Dark Knight Rises has scored five nods, while The Avengers, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Pitch Perfect and Skyfall have scored four each.
Previously announced, rising superstar Rebel Wilson, nominated for Best Female Performance and Breakthrough Performance as Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect, will star as host and be joined by MTV’s Inaugural Comedic Genius Award recipient Will Ferrell, who is nominated for Best On-Screen Duo with Zach Galifianakis for The Campaign.
Keeping with the show’s tradition of celebrating current cultural memes, this year’s telecast will introduce two new categories.
Abdominally blessed nominees Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2), Daniel Craig (Skyfall) and Christian Bale (The Dark Knight Rises) will sweat it out against fan-favourite stuffed bear Seth MacFarlane as Ted for the crown of Best Shirtless Performance.
Unforgettable moments from Les Misérables, Magic Mike, Pitch Perfect, Silver Linings Playbook and The Perks of Being a Wallflower will compete to win the inaugural Best Musical Momentaward.
The Oscars Best Actress winner Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook and House at the End of the Street) joins fellow female front-runners Emma Watson (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables) and Mila Kunis (Ted) for the chance to take home the most Golden Popcorns.
Former Harry Potter star Watson said: "I am so excited to have been nominated for three MTV Movie Awards for Perks of Being a Wallflower! I love the show and I love this movie! I'm so thrilled."
At the head of the pack for the men are Seth MacFarlane as Ted (Ted), Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) and Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), with the Movie of the Year category set to remain an ongoing battle throughout the ceremony.
Additional presenters, performers and special award recipients will be announced at a later date.
The MTV Movie Awards will be held on Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c. The ceremony will be broadcast live on MTV in the US from the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, California.
Voting for the awards is open now at movieawards.mtv.com. 2013 MTV Movie Awards: Full Nominations:
MOVIE OF THE YEAR Django Unchained Silver Linings Playbook TED The Avengers The Dark Knight Rises
BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables Mila Kunis – TED Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook Emma Watson – The Perks of Being a Wallflower Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect
BEST MALE PERFORMANCE Ben Affleck – Argo Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln Jamie Foxx – Django Unchained Channing Tatum – Magic Mike
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE Ezra Miller – The Perks of Being a Wallflower Eddie Redmayne - Les Misérables Suraj Sharma – Life of Pi Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect
BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty Alexandra Daddario – Texas Chainsaw 3D Martin Freeman – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Jennifer Lawrence – House at the End of the Street Suraj Sharma – Life of Pi
BEST ON-SCREEN DUO Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson – Django Unchained Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane as Ted – Ted Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo – The Avengers Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis – The Campaign
BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE Christian Bale – The Dark Knight Rises Daniel Craig – Skyfall Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Seth MacFarlane as Ted – Ted Channing Tatum – Magic Mike
BEST FIGHT Jamie Foxx vs. Candieland Henchmen – Django Unchained Daniel Craig vs. Ola Rapace – Skyfall Mark Wahlberg vs. Seth MacFarlane as Ted – Ted Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner vs. Tom Hiddleston – The Avengers Christian Bale vs. Tom Hardy – The Dark Knight Rises
BEST KISS Kerry Washington and Jamie Foxx – Django Unchained Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman – Moonrise Kingdom Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg – Ted Emma Watson and Logan Lerman – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
BEST WTF MOMENT Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson – “Candieland Gets Smoked” in Django Unchained Denzel Washington – “Final Descent” in Flight Anna Camp – “Hack-Appella” in Pitch Perfect Javier Bardem – “Oops… There Goes His Face” in Skyfall Seth MacFarlane as Ted – “Ted Gets Saucy” in Ted
BEST VILLAIN Javier Bardem – Skyfall Leonardo DiCaprio – Django Unchained Marion Cotillard – The Dark Knight Rises Tom Hardy – The Dark Knight Rises Tom Hiddleston – The Avengers
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT Anne Hathaway – Les Misérables Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash and Adam Rodriguez – Magic Mike Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean and Hana Mae Lee – Pitch Perfect Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller – The Perks of Being a Wallflower