MTV Movie and TV Awards: Black Panther, Stranger Things Top Nominations
“Black Panther” and “Stranger Things” lead the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards.
The breakthrough superhero film, Black Panther, that has become one of the highest-grossing motion pictures of all time, on Thursday led nominations with seven nominations, followed by stranger things with six nominations.
The action movie about the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda nominations includes Best Movie for the June 18 awards, which will be decided by public voting.
“Stranger Things,” is the Netflix series about supernatural occurrences in a small town in Indiana.
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Categories include “Best Kiss” and “Most Frightened Performance.” In another contrast with the industry-led awards, the MTV prizes for the second year will be gender neutral with no separate competitions for men and women.
“Black Panther,” a rare action film to celebrate black culture, has already become the third highest-grossing movie ever in North America since its release in January.
Comedian Tiffany Haddish will serve as the host of the MTV Movie and TV Awards, which hands out statuettes shaped like popcorn boxes.
Haddish stars in the comedy “Girls Trip” which is also up for Best Picture, along with the action flicks “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Wonder Woman” and horror adaptation “It.”