The 45th Saturn Awards will be presented at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles honoring the best science fiction, horror and superhero legends from film, television, streaming, home entertainment and the local stage.
Avengers: Final The film, which is considered to be the most successful film in Hollywood history today, was nominated by fourteen nominees during the night, and actors from the Marvel Studios productions took home plenty of gala hardware.
Robert Downey Jr.'s swan song as Tony Stark, also known as Iron Man, in endgame earned him the best actor in a movie award. Josh Brolin, portraying the calculating, wine-red alien despot named Thanos in Avengers: Final, won as the best supporting actor in the film.
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Actress and singer Zendaya won the award for best actress in a movie depicting MJ in Spider-Man: Far away from home, the joint production of Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios. The star of the same film, 23-year-old Tom Holland, won the award for best performance by a younger actor in a movie. It's the third year in a row that Holland has won the award for his performance by Peter Parker, an unprecedented series in every Saturn Awards category.
game of Thrones led all television programs with nine nominations and his cast also dominated. Emilia Clarke, who portrayed Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series, won the award for best television actress. Peter Dinklage was named Best Supporting Actor on TV for his role as Tyrion Lannister and won a field of nominees, including his on-screen brother Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The award for best young actor on television went to Maisie Williams, who portrayed Ayra Stark, the Warrior of Fate in the fantasy series based on the books of George R. R. Martin.
Danai Gurira prevailed against the supremacy of the Westeros and won the award for Best Supporting Actress in a television series for her work as Michonne in AMC's venerable horror series The Walking Dead. Three game of Thrones Cast members were nominated in the category.
The CW series Super Girls flew off with the award for the best superhero series. Six of the seven nominated series this year were adaptations of DC Comics characters and five of them (Arrow, Black Lightning, Supergirl, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow) Air on CW (the sixth DC-based franchise was Gotham, the Fox series, which ended after the 100th episode and a run over five seasons). The only non-DC entry in the category: Cape & dagger on Freeform, which adapts the adventures of the Marvel Comics duo.
A quiet place won for best horror movie release and also for the best screenplay, with the last prize went to the writing team of Bryan Woods and Scott Beck as well as to the director and star John Krasinski.
The award for the best science fiction television series went to Westworld, the HBO series by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, which explores the dark possibilities of artificial intelligence, the evolution of sin, and the ethics of synthetic life. Nominees in the category now feature science fiction with eight nominees representing seven different broadcasters: HBO, SyFy, Starz, NBC, BBC America, Fox and (with two) CW.
The science fiction and fantasy offerings on streaming platforms may be even more impressive, and in this category was the winner Star Trek: Discovery, the CBS All Access Show, which continues the legacy of the Starfleet universe, created by Gene Roddenberry, dating back to the 1966 premiere of the original Star Trek Series on NBC. The Federation series won against tough competition and shared a category with highly acclaimed franchise companies, including The Width, Russian Doll, Black Mirror, and Jack Ryan.
Jamie Lee Curtis won the award for best actress for her portrayal of Laurie Strode in the Halloween Revival, which became a historic commercial success. In her acceptance speech, the Hollywood mainstay pointed to the appropriate time of honor.
"It's Friday, the thirteenth. It's a full moon … and I'm the happiest girl in the world," Curtis said in a speech in which she took the time to praise the filmmaker John Carpenter Halloween dive into the zeitgeist with the original from 1978 and flirt with George Takei, the Star Trek icon who happened to be sitting at a table near the stage.
The best actor in a streaming presentation went to Henry Thomas for his portrayal of Hugh Crain on Netflix The haunted house of Hill House. Thomas was in a category with well-known names and outstanding performers, including David Tennant, Zac Efron, John Krasinski, Jon Bernthal and Charlie Cox. Maya Hawke from the Netflix series Stranger things won in the category of Best Supporting Actresses for Streaming Shows.
Star Wars resistance on Disney Channel was voted the best animated television series. Testing the Borders of the Saturn Awards Special Sector, Better call Saul won in the category of the best action / thriller TV series, taking first place Kill Eve. Riverdale and The sinner.
Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel's television productions, has been honored with the Dan Curtis Legacy Award, an honor that also went to Eric Kripke, creator of supernatural and The youngand Eric Fuller, the author and executive producer of Hannibal,