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Black Panther & The Last Jedi Lead 2018 Saturn Awards

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther

It was a good night for Black Panther and Star Wars at the 2018 Saturn Awards.

Announced Wednesday in Burbank, California, the awards are presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films to recognize the best in genre fiction in film and television. Black Panther led the field, winning five awards from among 14 nominations Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Danai Gurira), Best Director (Ryan Coogler), Best Production Design (Hannah Beachler), and Best Make-Up (Joel Harlow, Ken Diaz).

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Nominated for 13 awards, Star Wars: The Last Jedi took home a respectable three, for Best Actor (Mark Hamill), Best Film Screenplay (Rian Johnson) and Best Film Editing (Bob Ducsay).

Comic book adaptations were well represented in this year's ceremony, with Gal Gadot awarded Best Actress for her performance in Wonder Woman, Patrick Stewart won Best Supporting Actor for his final performance as Charles Xavier in Logan, Tom Holland received Best Performance by a Younger Actor in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 walked away with Best Visual Effects.

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In the television division, The Walking Dead won two awards for Best Horror TV Series and Best Younger TV Actor (Chandler Riggs). Not to be outdone, Star Trek: Discovery also received two awards for its inaugural season, Best New Media TV Series and Best Actress (Sonequa Martin-Green). The Flash won for Best Superhero Adaptation TV Series, Star Wars Rebels was awarded Best Animated TV Series, and The Punisher won Best New Media Superhero Series.

(via Variety)

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