2007 Movie News Archives

Superman Returns

February 20, 2007: “Superman Returns” Tops Saturn Award Nominations

"Superman Returns" received the most nominations (10) for the up-coming 33rd annual Saturn Awards, receiving a total of 10 nominations.

The nominations were announced today by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, with the winners scheduled to be announced in ceremonies on May 10 in Universal City, California. Heroes cast member Greg Grunberg and comedian Jeffrey Ross will host the awards show.

Along with "Superman Returns", Superman was featured in other categories with nominations for both "Smallville", "Hollywoodland", "Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut", "Superman Ultimate Collectors Edition", and "Adventures of Superman".

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"Superman Returns" received its 10 nominations in the following categories:

  • Best Fantasy Film: CHARLOTTE'S WEB (Paramount), ERAGON (20th Century Fox), NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (20th Century Fox), PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST (Buena Vista), STRANGER THAN FICTION (Sony), SUPERMAN RETURNS (Warner Bros.)

  • Best Actor: DANIEL CRAIG (Casino Royale) (Sony / MGM), TOM CRUISE (Mission Impossible III) (Paramount), WILL FARRELL (Stranger Than Fiction) (Sony), HUGH JACKMAN (The Fountain) (Warner Bros.), CLIVE OWEN (Children of Men) (Universal), BRANDON ROUTH (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.)

  • Best Actress: KATE BOSWORTH (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), JUDY DENCH (Notes on a Scandal) (Fox Searchlight), MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL (Stranger Than Fiction) (Sony), SHAUNA MACDONALD (The Descent) (Lionsgate), NATALIE PORTMAN (V For Vendetta) (Warner Bros.), RENEE ZELLWEGER (Miss Potter) (Weinstein Company)

  • Best Supporting Actor: BEN AFFLECK (Hollywoodland) (Focus Features), KELSEY GRAMMER (X-Men: The Last Stand) (20th Century Fox), PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN (Mission Impossible III)(Paramount), SERGI LOPEZ (Pan's Labyrinth) (Picturehouse), JAMES MARSDEN (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), BILL NIGHY (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) (Buena Vista)

  • Best Supporting Actress: CATE BLANCHETT (Notes on a Scandal) (Fox Searchlight), EVA GREEN (Casino Royale) (Sony / MGM), RACHEL HURD-WOOD (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer) (DreamWorks / Paramount), FAMKE JANSSEN (X-Men: The Last Stand) (20th Century Fox), PARKER POSEY (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), EMMA THOMPSON (Stranger Than Fiction) (Sony)

  • Best Performance by a Younger Actor: KO A-SUNG (The Host) (Magnolia Pictures), IVANA BAQUERO (Pan's Labyrinth) (Picturehouse), JODELLE FERLAND (Tideland) (ThinkFilm), TRISTAN LAKE LEABU (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), MITCHEL TATE MUSSO (Monster House) (Sony), EDWARD SPELEERS (Eragon) (20th Century Fox)

  • Best Director: J.J. ABRAMS (Mission Impossible III) (Paramount), ALFONSO CUARON (Children of Men) (Universal), GUILLERMO DEL TORO (Pan's Labyrinth) (Picturehouse), MEL GIBSON (Apocalypto) (Buena Vista), BRYAN SINGER (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), TOM TYKWER (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer) (DreamWorks / Paramount)

  • Best Writing: ANDREW BIRKIN, BERND EICHINGER, TOM TYKWER (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer) (DreamWorks / Paramount), GUILLERMO DEL TORO (Pan's Labyrinth) (Picturehouse), MICHAEL DOUGHERTY & DAN HARRIS (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), ZACH HELM (Stranger Than Fiction) (Sony), NEAL PURVIS & ROBERT WADE and PAUL HAGGIS (Casino Royale) (Sony / MGM), THE WACHOWSKI BROTHERS (V for Vendetta) (Warner Bros.)

  • Best Music: DAVID ARNOLD (Casino Royale) (Sony / MGM), JOHN OTTMAN (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.), DOUGLAS PIPES (Monster House) (Sony), JOHN POWELL (X-Men: The Last Stand) (20th Century Fox), TREVOR RABIN (Flyboys) (MGM), TOM TYKWER, JOHNNY KLIMEK, REINHOLD HEIL (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer) (DreamWorks / Paramount)

  • Best Special Effects: JOHN BRUNO, ERIC SAINDON, CRAIG LYN, MICHAEL VEZINA (X-Men: The Last Stand) (20th Century Fox), JEREMY DAWSON, DAN SCHRECKER, MARK SOPER, PETER PARKS (The Fountain) (Warner Bros.), ROGER GUYETT, RUSSELL EARL, PATRICK TOBACH, DAN SUDICK , (Mission Impossible III) (Paramount), KARIN JOY, JOHN BERTON, BLAIR CLARK, JOHN DIETZ (Charlotte's Web) (Paramount), JOHN KNOLL, HAL HICKEL, CHARLES GIBSON, ALLEN HAL (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) (Buena Vista), MARK STETSON, NEIL CORBOULD, RICHARD R. HOOVER, JON THUM (Superman Returns) (Warner Bros.)

"Smallville" was also nominated in the following categories:
  • Best Network Television Series: HEROES (NBC/Universal), JERICHO (CBS), LOST (ABC), SMALLVILLE (CW), 24 (Fox), VERONICA MARS (CW)

  • Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series: GABRIELLE ANWAR (The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines) (TNT), JENNIFER CARPENTER (Dexter) (Showtime), ALI LARTER (Heroes) (NBC/Universal), ALLISON MACK (Smallville) (CW), ELIZABETH MITCHELL (Lost) (ABC), HAYDEN PANETTIERE (Heroes) (NBC/Universal)

As you may have noticed above, "Hollywoodland" also received a nomination for Ben Affleck in the Best Supporting Actor category.

Superman also featured in the DVD categories, with the following nominations:

  • Best DVD Special Edition Release: THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE (Extended Edition) (Buena Vista), FINAL DESTINATION 3 (Thrill Ride Edition) (New Line), OLD BOY (Ultimate Collector's Edition) (Tartan), KING KONG (Deluxe Extended Edition) (Universal), SAW II (Unrated - Special Edition) (Lionsgate), SUPERMAN II: THE RICHARD DONNER CUT (Warner)


  • Best DVD Retro Television Release: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (The Complete Six Seasons) (Warner), AMAZING STORIES (The Complete First Season) (Universal), SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (The Complete First Season) (Universal), STAR TREK: THE ANIMATED SERIES (Paramount), VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (Seasons 1 & 2) (Fox), THE WILD WILD WEST (The Complete First Season) (Paramount)

2007 Movie News

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