Super 8 picks up 8 Saturn Award Nominations

From the Hollywood Reporter

Potter and Hugo received 10 nominations each followed by Super 8 with eight and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger with seven. The Adventures of Tintin andMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol snagged six nominations while Rise of the Planet of the Apes garnered five.


The nominees in for best science fiction included Universal’s The Adjustment Bureau, Marvel Studios/Paramount’s Captain America, Relativity’s Limitless, Fox’s Apes, Paramount’s Super 8 and Fox’s X-Men: First Class.


For best director, the nominees included J.J. Abrams (Super 8), Brad Bird (Mission: Impossible), Martin Scorsese (Hugo), Steven Spielberg (Tintin), Rupert Wyatt(Apes), and David Yates (Harry Potter).


The 2012 Saturn Awards will be presented Wednesday, June 20, in Burbank.

Joel Courtney