'The Dark Knight,' 'Benjamin Button,' 'Iron Man' lead Saturn Award noms
The Dark Knight scored 11 nominations for the 35th Annual Saturn Awards, which were announced today by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. Also faring well were The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (nine nominations) and Iron Man (eight nominations). On the TV side, Lost was out in front with 11 nominations, followed by Heroes (six noms), Battlestar Galactica (four noms), and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (four noms).
The Saturn Awards, founded in 1972 to honor genre filmmaking, splits its Best Film award into four categories: Best Science-Fiction Film, Best Fantasy Film, Best Horror Film, and Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film. The winners will be announed on June 25.