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Spike TV Announces Scream 2008 Nominees

It will be one "dark night" this October as Spike TV presents the third annual SCREAM, a celebration of the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic genres. Taping on Saturday, October 18 from The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, California, SCREAM 2008 will premiere on Spike TV Tuesday, October 21 (9-11 p.m., ET/PT).

This summer's mega-blockbuster THE DARK KNIGHT tops the list with 21 nominations including The Ultimate Scream, Best Superhero, Best Villain, Best Director, Most Memorable Mutilation and Best Fantasy Movie. IRON MAN came in second with 14 nominations and HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY is next in line with 13 nominations.

Ballots were sent out to Spike TV's SCREAM 2008 advisory board, made up of 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 August 11, 2007 and August 8, 2008 and were representative of the genres listed.

Spike TV will present film legends Tim Burton and Wes Craven with discretionary awards for their groundbreaking achievements in the horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic book genres during SCREAM 2008.

SCREAM 2008 will also feature appearances and performances by Kristen Bell, Julie Benz, Darren Lynn Bousman, Thomas Dekker, Guillermo Del Toro, Summer Glau, Samuel L. Jackson, Doug Jones, Kerli, Stan Lee, The Osbournes, Jared Padelecki, Ron Perlman, Amanda Righetti, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Kevin Smith, Liv Tyler, Gerard Way, Rob Zombie and more to be announced shortly.

Winners will be determined by online voting at spike.com.

Members of this year's advisory board include:

--Wes Craven (writer/director A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET)--Neil Gaiman (writer/producer BEOWULF, STARDUST, MIRRORMASK)--Geoff Johns (comic book writer, DC and Marvel, co-writer/co-director/co-producer NAUGHTY OR NICE)--Stephen King, acclaimed novelist--Tim Kring (executive producer/creator, HEROES)--Stephenie Meyer (novelist TWILIGHT, ECLIPSE, BREAKING DAWN)--Frank Miller (writer/producer/director SIN CITY, 300, writer/producer THE SPIRIT)--Eli Roth (writer/producer/director, HOSTEL, CELL, CABIN FEVER)--Kevin Smith (writer/director CLERKS, DOGMA, REAPER)--Guillermo Del Toro (director HELLBOY 1 and 2, PAN'S LABYRINTH)--Paula Wagner (partner Cruise/Wagner Productions)

The nominees are:

The Ultimate Scream

CLOVERFIELDTHE DARK KNIGHTHELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYIRON MANLOSTTHE MIST

Best Fantasy Movie

BEOWULFTHE DARK KNIGHTHANCOCKHELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYTHE INCREDIBLE HULKWANTED

Best Horror Movie

30 DAYS OF NIGHTTHE MISTTHE ORPHANAGETHE RUINSTHE STRANGERSSWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

Best Science Fiction Movie

CLOVERFIELDI AM LEGENDINDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULLIRON MANSOUTHLAND TALESWALL-E

Best TV Show

BATTLESTAR GALACTICADEXTERHEROESLOSTREAPERTERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES

Best Superhero

Christian Bale as Batman, THE DARK KNIGHTWill Smith as John Hancock, HANCOCKMasi Oka as Hiro Nakamura, HEROESRobert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, IRON MANEdward Norton as The Hulk, THE INCREDIBLE HULKRon Perlman as Hellboy, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY

Best Actor In A Fantasy Movie Or TV Show

Christian Bale, THE DARK KNIGHTHeath Ledger, THE DARK KNIGHTJames McAvoy, WANTEDEdward Norton, THE INCREDIBLE HULKTerry O'Quinn, LOSTRon Perlman, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY

Best Actor In A Horror Movie Or TV Show

Fernando Cayo, THE ORPHANAGEJohnny Depp, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETMichael C. Hall, DEXTERThomas Jane, THE MISTJared Padalecki, SUPERNATURALJonathan Tucker, THE RUINS

Breakout Performance

Anna Friel, PUSHING DAISESJessica Lucas, CLOVERFIELDT.J. Miller, CLOVERFIELDWALL-E, WALL-EAnna Walton, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYOdette Yustman, CLOVERFIELD

Best Actress In A Horror Movie Or TV Show

Julie Benz, DEXTERJena Malone, THE RUINSBelen Rueda, THE ORPHANAGELiv Tyler, THE STRANGERSNaomi Watts, FUNNY GAMESHelena Bonham Carter, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

Best Villain

Tobin Bell as Jigsaw, SAW IVJeff Bridges as Obadiah Stane, IRON MANAaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent/Two-Face, THE DARK KNIGHTZachary Quinto as Sylar, HEROESHeath Ledger as The Joker, THE DARK KNIGHTAlan Rickman as Judge Turpin, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

Best Actress In A Fantasy Movie Or TV Show

Amy Adams, ENCHANTEDSelma Blair, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYMaggie Gyllenhaal, THE DARK KNIGHTAngelina Jolie, WANTEDHayden Panettiere, HEROESCharlize Theron, HANCOCK

Best Supporting Performance

Jason Bateman, HANCOCKMichael Caine, THE DARK KNIGHTTerrence Howard, IRON MANDoug Jones, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYGary Oldman, THE DARK KNIGHTShia LaBeouf, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

The Holy Shit! Scene Of The Year

The Batmobile/Batpod Chase, THE DARK KNIGHTThe Big Rig Flips Over, THE DARK KNIGHTEscape From Ten Rings Hideout, IRON MANIron Man's First Flight, IRON MANThe Reverse Kill Shot, WANTEDThe Statue Of Liberty/Empire State Building Attack, CLOVERFIELD

Most Memorable Mutilation

Attacked By The Infected, I AM LEGENDThe Autopsy, SAW IVThe Pencil Trick, THE DARK KNIGHTBitten By Vagina With Teeth, TEETHThe Leg Amputation, THE RUINSAttacked By The Flesh-Eating Tooth Fairies, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY

Best Screamplay

CLOVERFIELD, Drew GoddardTHE MIST, Frank DarabontTHE ORPHANAGE, Sergio G. SanchezWALL-E, Andrew Stanton, Peter Docter & Jim ReardonTHE DARK KNIGHT, Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan & David S. GoyerIRON MAN, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Arthur Marcum & Matthew Hollaway

Best Scream To Comic Adaptation

ARMY OF DARKNESSBATTLESTAR GALACTICABUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, SEASON EIGHTFREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASHA NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREETTHE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE

Best Sequel

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIANTHE DARK KNIGHTHELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYINDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULLRESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTIONSAW IV

Best Director

Tim Burton, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETFrank Darabont, THE MISTGuillermo Del Toro, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYJon Favreau, IRON MANChristopher Nolan, THE DARK KNIGHTRob Zombie, HALLOWEEN

Best Remake

THE EYEFUNNY GAMESHALLOWEENTHE INCREDIBLE HULKJOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTHPROM NIGHT

Best Actor In A Science Fiction Movie Or TV Show

Robert Downey Jr., IRON MANHarrison Ford, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULLDwayne Johnson, SOUTHLAND TALESEdward James Olmos, BATTLESTAR GALACTICAWill Smith, I AM LEGENDDavid Tennant, DOCTOR WHO

Best Actress In A Science Fiction Movie Or TV Show

Summer Glau, TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLESTricia Helfer, BATTLESTAR GALACTICALena Headey, TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLESMilla Jovovich, RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTIONGwyneth Paltrow, IRON MANOdette Yustman, CLOVERFIELD

Best F/X

BEOWULFCLOVERFIELDTHE DARK KNIGHTHELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYIRON MANWANTED

Best Comic Book

ASTONISHING X-MENHACK/SLASHLEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: THE BLACK DOSSIERTHE UMBRELLA ACADEMY: APOCALYPSE SUITETHE WALKING DEADY: THE LAST MAN

Best Comic Book Movie

30 DAYS OF NIGHTTHE DARK KNIGHTHELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMYTHE INCREDIBLE HULKIRON MANWANTED

Best Comic Book Artist

Gabriel Ba, THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY: APOCALYPSE SUITEDarwyn Cooke, THE SPIRITPia Guerra, Y: THE LAST MANJim Lee, ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN THE BOY WONDERJoe Quesada, AMAZING SPIDER-MANAlex Ross, PROJECT SUPERPOWERS

Best Comic Book Writer

Warren Ellis, ANNA MERCURY, BLACK SUMMER, DOKTOR SLEEPLESS, FELL, NO HERORobert Kirkman, THE WALKING DEADMike Mignola, HELLBOY: DARKNESS CALLS, LOBSTER JOHNSON: THE IRON PROMETHEUSAlan Moore, LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: THE BLACK DOOSIERGrant Morrison, BATMAN, FINAL CRISISBrian K. Vaughan, EX MACHINA, Y: THE LAST MAN

Most Shocking Comic Book Plot Twist

The 70s Heroes Return!, SECRET INVASION 1Buffy And Satsu In Bed Together!, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: SEASON EIGHTThe Plague Is Revealed!, Y: THE LAST MANKitty Pride Sacrifices Herself To Save The World!, GIANT SIZED ASTONISHING X-MENThe Slaughter Of Woodbury Prison!, THE WALKING DEADThe X-Men Disband After Professor X Is Shot In The Head By Bishop, X-MEN

Best Line"Hulk Smash! (The Hulk), THE INCREDIBLE HULK"I believe whatever doesn't kill you makes you stranger" (The Joker), THE DARK KNIGHT"I am Iron Man!" (Tony Stark), IRON MAN"I'm not a baby...I'm a tumor" (The Tumor), HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY"I will now make this pencil disappear" (The Joker), THE DARK KNIGHT"Why so serious?" (The Joker), THE DARK KNIGHT

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