The votes have been cast and counted for tonight’s fifth annual Scream Awards from Spike TV, honoring the best in sci-fi, fantasy, comics, and horror. Dread Central will be on hand for the event taping tonight, October 16th, at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, and will be live blogging the awards show right here on this page.
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An audience member at the Scream Awards sent us this cameraphone video of the Scream 4 Trailer that was screened
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Live coverage below brought to you by Sean Decker:
The Ultimate Scream
Most Anticipated Movie
Green Lantern — Presenter: Blake Lively — Accepting: Ryan Reynolds
Best Fantasy Movie
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse — Presenter: Rosario Dawson — Accepting: Kristen Stewart, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone
9:58 pm PT – World premiere clip from Avatar Extended Version.
Avatar — Accepting: James Cameron
James Cameron – Avatar — Accepting: James Cameron
3-D Top Three Award
Avatar — Presenter: Don Cheadle — Accepting: James Cameron & Producer John Landau
Scream Heroine Award
Sigourney Weaver — Presenter: James Cameron — Accepting: Sigourney Weaver
9:45 pm PT – James Cameron presents first ever Scream Heroine Award to Sigourney Weaver who accepts, calling her the ‘Queen of Sci-Fi’. She emerges from a giant alien sac.
Best Horror Actress
Anna Paquin — True Blood — Presenter: The Vampire Diaries stars (Nina Dobrev, Paul Westley & Ian Somerhalder) — Accepting: Anna Paquin
9:30 pm PT – MIA performs.
Best Horror Movie
Zombieland — Presenter: Sarah Silverman — Accepting: Bill Murray wearing Ghostbusters costume. Standing ovation ensues.
Best TV Show
True Blood — Presenter: Marilyn Manson — Accepting: Alan Ball
9:16 pm PT – Marilyn Manson takes the stage while a perfomer shackled to a pole is lit on fire, and before announcing award for best tv show intentionally breaks stage microphone. A pa fixes it. Manson then demands awards girl to drop to her knees to provide him with award envelope and proceeds with misogynist banter. Presents award to true blood. Creator alan ball accepts. Manson intentionally interrupts his acceptance speech. Audience is not pleased.
Most Memorable Mutilation
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) — Presenter: Eli Roth — Accepting: Not Present
9:01 pm PT Jimmy Kimmel honors TV series Lost — Accepting: Harold Perrineau & Other cast members
8:50 pm PT – Wes Craven, Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Emma Roberts present world premiere Scream 4 trailer
Best Horror Actor
Alexander Skarsgård — True Blood — Presenter: Kelly Osbourne — Accepting: Alexander Skarsgård
Best Worst Movie
Piranha 3D — Presenter: Troll 2 Actors
8:38 pm PT – Anthony Hopkins presents world premiere clip of the flick The Rite
2010 Comic Con Icon Award
Ray Bradbury (not present)
Best Fantasy Actress
Kristen Stewart — The Twilight Saga: Eclipse — Presenter: Thomas Jane — Accepting: Kristen Stewart
Best Comic Book or Graphic Novel
The Walking Dead — Presenter: Jon Bernthal and Sarah Wayne Callies — Accepting: Author Robert Kirkman
8:20 pm PT – David Spade hosts a Back To The Future clip, then welcomes Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd to the stage. A standing ovation.
8:13 pm PT – It’s starting to drizzle at the Greek Theater in Hollywood, which is outdoor.
Holy Sh!t Scene of the Year
True Blood – Twisted Sex — Presenter: Rainn Wilson — Accepting Stephen Moyer
Best Comic Book Writer
Geoff Johns — Blackest Night, Brightest Day, The Flash, Green Lantern — Accepting: Geoff Johns
8:00 pm PT – Paranormal Activity’s Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat present exclusive trailer.
Mickey Rourke — Iron Man 2 — Presenter: Megan Fox — Accepting Mickey Rourke
7:57 pm PT – Megan Fox announces award for best villain. Mickey Rourke accepts for Iron Man 2 with a drink in his hand. says its a good night with ‘alot of tits and ass
7:51 pm PT – Inception director Christopher Nolan thanks genre fans and Warner Brothers
7:49 pm PT – Actress Halle Berry kicks the show off announcing between gargoyles spewing fire, followed by a clip from Inception.
7:40 pm PT – Greek stage set up is that of a white, gothic cityscape. A live orchestra is assembled.
7:35 pm PT – The 2010 Spike Scream Awards taping to start in 3 minutes.
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Scream 2010 celebrates the hottest films, TV shows, comics, actors, creators, icons, and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry. Look for the televised version on Spike TV on Tuesday, October 19, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Ballots were sent out to Spike TV’s “SCREAM 2010″ advisory board, consisting of some of the most respected and well-known members of the horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book worlds, who were responsible for advising on categories and determining nominees in each category. All films, television shows, and comic books were deemed eligible for inclusion if they were released between July 16, 2009, and July 16, 2010, and were representative of the genres listed. Esteemed members of this year’s advisory board include Tim Burton, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Damon Lindelof, Ridley Scott, Quentin Tarantino, and Joss Whedon.
Directed by Christopher Nolan, Inception nabbed 15 nominations in 14 categories, one for every year the critically hailed project was in development, including nods for “The Ultimate Scream,” “Best Ensemble,” and “Fight Scene of the Year.” Kick-Ass was nominated in 13 categories for a total of 17 nominations, while Tony Stark’s adventures in Iron Man 2 garnered 13 nominations. HBO’s “True Blood” had the most nominations of any television series with 10.
Below are the main horror categories and nominees; for the full list click here.
BEST HORROR MOVIE
A Nightmare on Elm Street
BEST TV SHOW
BEST HORROR ACTRESS
Julie Benz, “Dexter”
Emily Blunt, The Wolfman
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist
Milla Jovovich, The Fourth Kind
Anna Paquin, “True Blood”
Emma Stone, Zombieland
BEST HORROR ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island
Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”
Woody Harrelson, Zombieland
Stephen Moyer, “True Blood”
Timothy Olyphant, The Crazies
Alexander Skarsgard, “True Blood”
Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare on Elm Street
Stephen Lang as Col. Miles Quaritch, Avatar
Dieter Laser as Dr. Joseph Heiter, The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
John Lithgow as the Trinity Killer, “Dexter”
Terry O’Quinn as John Locke/Smoke Monster, “Lost”
Mickey Rourke as Ivan Vanko, Iron Man 2
MOST MEMORABLE MUTILATION
Body Dissolved by Hydrofluoric Acid, Saw VI
Forced to Cut Off Own Flesh and Arm, Saw VI
Heart Cut Out of Chest, Cut Up into Souffle, and Fed to People, “True Blood”
Scalped With a Hunting Knife, Inglourious Basterds
Surgically Transformed into Human Centipede, The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
Zombie Shot in the Mouth by Flare Gun, Survival of the Dead
In case you’re wondering where Bill and Lorena’s “True Blood” head-spinning sex scene is, it’s listed under “Holy Shit! Scene of the Year”.
There are a lot more categories and nominees, but to close things out, here are the ULTIMATE SCREAM nominees:
Alice in Wonderland
Iron Man 2
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
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