Avengers, “Breaking Bad” Win Saturns

“Marvel’s The Avengers” and “Breaking Bad” took in the most awards at this year’s Saturn Awards which were held tonight.

As voted by the Academy Of Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Films, “The Avengers” scored best science fiction film, director, supporting actor (Clark Gregg) and special effects.

Other film honors went to “Skyfall” for best action/adventure film, “Life of Pi” for best fantasy film, “The Cabin in the Woods” for best horror/thriller, “Headhunters” for best international film, “Killer Joe” for best independent release, and “Frankenweenie” for best animated film.

Matthew McConaughey (“Killer Joe”), Jennifer Lawrence (“The Hunger Games”), Anne Hathaway (“The Dark Knight Rises”), and Suraj Sharma (“Life of Pi”) also scored acting nods.

Quentin Tarantino scored best screenplay with “Django Unchained,” while “Cloud Atlas” scored best make-up and editing honors, “Les Miserables” won best costumes, “Frankenweenie” won best music, and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” scored best production design.

On the TV front, “Breaking Bad” scored the best presentation on TV award along with actor wins for Bryan Cranston in lead and Jonathan Banks in supporting.

“The Walking Dead” won best cable series and supporting actress for Laurie Holden. “Revolution” won best network series, “Teen Wolf” best youth-oriented series, Anna Torv (“Fringe”) won best actress, and Yvonne Strahovski (“Dexter”) took best guest star.

Special awards were also handed out to filmmaker William Friedkin, “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan, late sci-fi author Richard Matheson, and “Star Trek” actor Jonathan Frakes.

Source: Variety