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Spike TV Goes Into the Woods for SCREAM 2007 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles

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Article Date: September 5, 2007 | Publication: PR Newswire | Author: Press Release
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NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It'll be one hell of a party this October at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Spike TV, division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks Entertainment Group, presents the second annual SCREAM, a celebration of the best in Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Comic genres. "SCREAM 2007," a two-hour event, will tape on Friday, October 19 at the Greek Theatre and premiere on Spike TV on Tuesday, October 23 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). Show host, presenters and additional musical performances to be announced shortly.

Featuring distinctive categories and a diverse mixture of popular icons and outrageous creators, Spike TV's "SCREAM 2007" will honor the newest and hottest in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic genres across a number of entertainment platforms, including movies, television and comic books. The show will also recognize icons and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry.

Beginning on Friday, September 7 thru Friday, October 19 fans can vote for their favorites by visiting scream.spiketv.com. Also online, fans can log-on to view exclusive red carpet and backstage coverage of the event.

"SCREAM is unique in that it is the only show to honor the brilliant creative talent from the worlds of horror, sci fi, fantasy and comic books. It was important to us to have a balance of both fans and industry participation," says Casey Patterson, senior vice president, event production for Spike TV & executive producer of "SCREAM 2007." "We are thrilled to have such a prestigious group of genre experts guiding our nomination process and are looking forward to seeing how the fans vote beginning September 7th."

Spike TV has partnered again with Comic-Con International to announce the Comic-Con Icon Award, presented to an individual or group who has been instrumental in creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comic and related popular art forms, and bringing this great medium to wider recognition. This year's award will be presented to Neil Gaiman, one of the top writers of modern comics, short stories and novels.

The movie "300" tops the list with 12 nominations including The Ultimate Scream, Breakout Performance, Most Vile Villain, Most Memorable Mutilation, and Best Director. "Grindhouse" and "Spider-Man 3" tied for second with 11 nominations each. Warner Brothers leads all the studios with a total of 20 nominations, with Lionsgate next in line with 15 nominations. A full list of categories and nominations are included below.

Ballots were sent out to Spike TV's "SCREAM 2007" Advisory Board, made up of respected and well-known members of the horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic book worlds, and 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 9, 2006 and August 10, 2007 and were representative of the genres listed. Winners will be determined by viewer voting.

Members of this year's advisory board include: Wes Craven (writer/director, "A Nightmare on Elm Street"); Tim Kring (executive producer/creator, "Heroes"); Tom DeSanto (writer, "X-MEN" and producer, "Transformers"); Eli Roth (writer/director, "Hostel"); Phil Tippett (two-time Oscar winner and visual effects supervisor, "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Jurassic Park"); Geoff Johns (comic book writer, Infinite Crisis and 52); George Huang (independent filmmaker, "Swimming With Sharks" and the upcoming" Madman"); comic book writers, R. Eric Lieb ("Saw: Rebirth"), Todd Livingston ("The Wicked West") and Brian Pulido ("Lady Death"); Jonathan Woods (Storyboard artist, "Team America: World Police"); and Rob Zombie (writer/director, "House of 1,000 Corpses" and "The Devil's Rejects").

The official sponsors of Spike TV's "SCREAM 2007" are Captain Morgan, Honda, Taco Bell and truth(R). Following are the categories and nominees for Spike TV's SCREAM 2007:

THE ULTIMATE SCREAM
-- 28 WEEKS LATER
-- 300
-- BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
-- THE DESCENT
-- HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
-- HEROES
-- PAN'S LABYRINTH
-- PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- SPIDER-MAN 3
-- TRANSFORMERS

BEST HORROR MOVIE
-- 28 WEEKS LATER
-- 1408
-- THE DESCENT
-- GRINDHOUSE
-- THE HOST
-- HOSTEL: PART II

BEST FANTASY MOVIE
-- HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
-- PAN'S LABYRINTH
-- PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- SPIDER-MAN 3
-- STARDUST

BEST SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE
-- CHILDREN OF MEN
-- THE FOUNTAIN
-- THE PRESTIGE
-- SUNSHINE
-- TRANSFORMERS

BEST TV SHOW
-- BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
-- DOCTOR WHO
-- HEROES
-- LOST
-- MASTERS OF HORROR

BEST COMIC BOOK
-- 30 DAYS OF NIGHT
-- ALL-STAR SUPERMAN
-- THE BOYS
-- ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR
-- Y: THE LAST MAN

SCREAM QUEEN
-- KATE BECKINSALE, VACANCY
-- ROSARIO DAWSON, GRINDHOUSE
-- JORDANA BREWSTER, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING
-- BIJOU PHILLIPS, HOSTEL: PART II
-- ROSE MCGOWAN, GRINDHOUSE
-- MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD, BLACK CHRISTMAS

SCREAM KING
-- JOHN CUSACK, 1408
-- SAMUEL L. JACKSON, SNAKES ON A PLANE
-- SHIA LABEOUF, DISTURBIA
-- ANGUS MACFADYEN, SAW III
-- FREDDY RODRIGUEZ, GRINDHOUSE
-- LUKE WILSON, VACANCY

BEST SUPERHERO
-- MICHAEL CHIKLIS, FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER
-- CHRIS EVANS AS THE HUMAN TORCH, FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER
SURFER
-- TOBEY MAGUIRE AS SPIDER-MAN, SPIDER-MAN 3
-- MASI OKA AS HIRO NAKAMURO, HEROES
-- MILO VENTIMIGLIA AS PETER PETRELLI, HEROES

SEXIEST SUPERHERO
-- JESSICA ALBA, FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER
-- ALI LARTER, HEROES
-- HAYDEN PANETTIERE AS CLAIRE BENNET, HEROES

FANTASY FOX
-- JESSICA BIEL, THE ILLUSIONIST
-- KIRSTEN DUNST, SPIDER-MAN 3
-- LENA HEADEY, 300
-- KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- EVANGELINE LILLY, LOST
-- EVA MENDES, GHOST RIDER
-- SIENNA MILLER, STARDUST

FANTASY HERO
-- GERARD BUTLER, 300
-- JOHNNY DEPP, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- MATTHEW FOX, LOST
-- EDWARD NORTON, THE ILLUSIONIST
-- DANIEL RADCLIFFE, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX

SCI-FI SIREN
-- CLARE-HOPE ASHITEY, CHILDREN OF MEN
-- MEGAN FOX, TRANSFORMERS
-- SCARLETT JOHANSSON, THE PRESTIGE
-- KATEE SACKHOFF, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
-- RACHEL WEISZ, THE FOUNTAIN

SCI-FI STAR
-- CHRISTIAN BALE, THE PRESTIGE
-- HUGH JACKMAN, THE FOUNTAIN
-- SHIA LABEOUF, TRANSFORMERS
-- CILLIAN MURPHY, SUNSHINE
-- CLIVE OWEN, CHILDREN OF MEN

BEST CAMEO
-- DAVID BOWIE, THE PRESTIGE
-- JAY HERNANDEZ, HOSTEL: PART II
-- KEITH RICHARDS, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- QUENTIN TARANTINO, GRINDHOUSE
-- BRUCE WILLIS, GRINDHOUSE

BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
-- CLARE-HOPE ASHITEY, CHILDREN OF MEN
-- ZOE BELL, GRINDHOUSE
-- MEGAN FOX, TRANSFORMERS
-- LAUREN GERMAN, HOSTEL: PART II
-- SHAUNA MACDONALD, THE DESCENT
-- HAYDEN PANETTIERE, HEROES
-- RODRIGO SANTORO AS XERXES, 300

MOST VILE VILLAIN
-- SERGI LOPEZ AS CAPTAIN VIDAL, PAN'S LABYRINTH
-- MICHELLE PFEIFFER, STARDUST
-- ZACHARY QUINTO AS SYLAR/GABRIEL GRAY, HEROES
-- KURT RUSSELL AS STUNTMAN MIKE, GRINDHOUSE
-- RODRIGO SANTORO AS XERXES, 300
-- TOBIN BELL & SHAWNEE SMITH, SAW III
-- THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, SPIDER-MAN 3
-- TOPHER GRACE, SPIDER-MAN 3
-- RALPH FIENNES, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX

MOST MEMORABLE MUTILATION
-- BATTLE VS. THE IMMORTALS, 300
-- CRANIAL SURGERY, SAW III
-- DISMEMBERED IN CAR CRASH, GRINDHOUSE
-- EATEN ALIVE BY CANNIBAL, HOSTEL: PART II
-- MOUTH SLICED OPEN AND SEWN BACK TOGETHER, PAN'S LABYRINTH

BEST COMIC-TO-SCREEN ADAPTATION
-- 300
-- FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER
-- GHOST RIDER
-- SPIDERMAN 3
-- TMNT: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

BEST SEQUEL
-- 28 WEEKS LATER
-- HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
-- PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- SAW III
-- SPIDER-MAN 3

"JUMP-FROM-YOUR-SEAT" SCENE OF THE YEAR
-- ATTACK OF THE UBER IMMORTAL, 300
-- FINAL BATTLE: MEGATRON VS. OPTIMUS PRIME, TRANSFORMERS
-- MID-AIR BATTLE: SPIDER-MAN VS. THE NEW GOBLIN, SPIDER-MAN 3
-- THE RAIN OF ARROWS, 300
-- ZOMBIE ATTACKS GLASS WINDOW, 28 WEEKS LATER

BEST DIRECTOR
-- MICHAEL BAY, TRANSFORMERS
-- DANNY BOYLE, SUNSHINE
-- ALFONSO CUARON, CHILDREN OF MEN
-- GUILLERMO DEL TORO, PAN'S LABYRINTH
-- NEIL MARSHALL, THE DESCENT
-- ELI ROTH, HOSTEL: PART II
-- ZACK SNYDER, 300
-- SAM RAIMI, SPIDER-MAN 3
-- QUENTIN TARANTINO & ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, GRINDHOUSE

BEST SCREAM-PLAY
-- 300, WRITTEN BY ZACK SNYDER & KURT JOHNSTAD
-- CHILDREN OF MEN, WRITTEN BY ALFONSO CUARON, TIMOTHY J. SEXTON, DAVID
ARATA, MARK FERGUS & HAWK OSTBY
-- GRINDHOUSE, WRITTEN BY ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, QUENTIN TARANTINO, JEFF
RENDELL, ELI ROTH, EDGAR WRIGHT & ROB ZOMBIE
-- THE DESCENT, WRITTEN BY NEIL MARSHALL
-- PAN'S LABYRINTH, WRITTEN BY GUILLERMO DEL TORO
-- SUNSHINE, WRITTEN BY ALEX GARLAND

BEST F/X
-- 300
-- HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
-- PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
-- SPIDER-MAN 3
-- TRANSFORMERS

BEST FOREIGN MOVIE
-- CELLO (SOUTH KOREA)
-- DEATH NOTE (JAPAN)
-- THE HOST (SOUTH KOREA)
-- INITIAL D (HONG KONG)
-- PAN'S LABYRINTH (SPAIN)

BEST COMIC BOOK WRITER
-- BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, CIVIL WAR: THE INITIATIVE/DAREDEVIL/NEW AVENGERS
-- GARTH ENNIS, PUNISHER: MAX/THE BOYS/GHOST RIDER/CHRONICLES OF
WORMWOOD/MIDNIGHTER
-- FRANK MILLER, ALL-STAR BATMAN & ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER/FRANK MILLER'S
ROBOCOP
-- ALAN MOORE, LOST GIRLS/YUGGOTH CULTURES
-- BRIAN K. VAUGHN, EX MACHINA/RUNAWAYS/Y: THE LAST MAN

BEST COMIC BOOK ARTIST
-- JOHN CASSADY, ASTONISHING X-MEN
-- DARWYN COOK, THE SPIRIT
-- PIA GUERRA, Y: THE LAST MAN
-- STEVE MCNIVEN, CIVIL WAR
-- BEN TEMPLESMITH, WORMWOOD: GENTLEMAN CORPSE/FELL

BEST SCREEN-TO-COMIC ADAPTATION
-- 28 DAYS LATER: THE AFTERMATH
-- ARMY OF DARKNESS
-- FRANK MILLER'S ROBOCOP
-- GEORGE A. ROMERO'S NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD:
BACK FROM THE GRAVE
-- THE HILLS HAVE EYES: THE BEGINNING

MOST SHOCKING COMIC BOOK TWIST
-- ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND DOROTHY FROM OZ HAVE LESBIAN SEX!, LOST GIRLS
-- CAPTAIN AMERICA DIES!, CAPTAIN AMERICA
-- PETER PARKER REVEALS THAT HE IS SPIDERMAN!, CIVIL WAR
-- SABRE-TOOTH IS BEHEADED BY WOLVERINE!, WOLVERINE
-- SUPERMAN KAL-EL IS KILLED BY SUPERBOY-PRIME!, INFINITE CRISIS

Spike TV is available in 91.6 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom , MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

 


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