The Flash & Guardians of the Galaxy win big at the Saturn Awards

The Flash & Guardians of the Galaxy win big at the Saturn Awards

Grant Gustin, James Gunn, and Chris Pratt are honored at last night's Saturn Awards.




Last night The 41st Annual Saturn Awards were held in Burbank, California.  Here are some of the winners of interest to Comic Book fans.

The CW’s Breakout new series Flash was honored with “Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series,” Beating out Agent Carter, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow, Constantine, and Gotham for the Award.  Lead actor Grant Gustin was presented the “Breakthrough Performance Award” to for his performance as the titular character Barry Allen aka the Flash.  Wentworth Miller from CW’s new project 'Legends Of Tomorrow' won “Best Guest Performance in a Television Series” for his portrayal Leonard Snart, nicknamed Captain Cold.  

On the CBM side Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was the big winner with 4 awards.
  • “Best Comic Book-to-Film Release” over The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, X-Men: Days of Future Past.  
  • “Best Actor in a Film” going to Chris Pratt for his performance as Star lord.
  • “Best Film Director” went to James Gunn.
  •  Best Film Make-Up to David White, Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou.
 
Other winners of interest last night were The Hobbit, Interstellar, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones. For a list of all the winners head over to The Saturn Awards.



The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films is a non-profit organization designed to honor, promote and recognize genre entertainment. Through the Saturn Awards, the organization has become a distinctive group in presenting awards of excellence to genre entertainment and entertainment which showcases high quality in other genres of interest in film and television.  The
Academy was founded by Dr. Donald A. Reed in 1972.

 

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