AceShowbiz - On Wednesday, February 24, the nominees of 2016 Saturn Awards were announced live over on YouTube. In the movie categories, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" leads this year's list with 15 nominations, followed by "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "Crimson Peak" with 9 each.
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Colin Trevorrow's "Jurassic World" is nominated in seven categories including a Performance by a Young Actor for %cTy Simpkins%. Other sci-fi, fantasy and horror films getting multiple nominations are "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Ant-Man".
The 42nd Annual Saturn Awards will be handed out in a ceremony held in June in Burbank. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films will also honor the best television series at the event.
Best Fantasy Film