Teen Choice Nominations Capture Young Adult Imaginations

From vampires to wizards and ghost to aliens, this year’s Teen Choice Awards is full of the preternatural. Tomorrow night is the big night to find out which supes are the best and who was the most coveted.

How many of your favorite movies/shows were nominated?


The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

The third installment in the series, Eclipse overshadows its predecessors. Hunted by an army of newly turned vampires, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) must discover away to save not only herself, but those she cares about. To make matters worse, Bella finds herself torn between the vampire she loves, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and her best friend who is a werewolf, Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). Can the Cullen clan and the wolves of the Quileute tribe come together to fight a common enemy?

Leading the pack, Eclipse is nominated for nine Teen Choice Awards:

  • Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Robert Pattinson
  • Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Taylor Lautner
  • Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Kristen Stewart
  • Choice Movie: Liplock, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner
  • Choice Movie: Liplock, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
  • Choice Movie: Villian, Bryce Dallas Howard
  • Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer, Kellan Lutz
  • Choice Movie: Female Scene Stealer, Ashley Greene

The seventh installment to the epic Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 is filled with action, teenage angst and finds our favorite trio running to save their lives as well as the wizarding world. In the search for the remaining horcruxes, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermoine Granger
(Emma Watson) and Ron Wesley (Rupert Grint) find themselves suddenly alone and on the adventure of their lives.
  • Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Daniel Radcliffe
  • Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Emma Watson
  • Choice Movie: Liplock, Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson
  • Choice Movie: Villian, Tom Felton

Super 8

In Super 8,  group of friends embark on a journey after witnessing a catastrophic train wreck that ends in the discovery of things that are out of this world. This exciting adventure that proves that things can change in a moment was nominated for five Choice Awards.

  • Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Elle Flanning
  • Choice Movie: Chemistry
  • Choice Movie: Hissy Fit, The Alien
  • Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer, Riley Griffiths

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) returns in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides to embark on a quest for the fountain of youth. With witty remarks, wonderful action sequences and of course, Jack, it’s no surprise to find it has snagged four Choice nominations.

  • Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Johnny Depp
  • Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Penélope Cruz
  • Choice Movie: Villian, Ian McShane

X-Men: First Class

Based on the popular comics, X-Men: First Class brings everything back to the birth of the X-men. Discover how Professor X and Magneto came into existence. This exciting new addition to the X-Men series gained three Choice nominations.

  • Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Choice Movie: Chemistry
  • Choice Movie: Villian, Kevin Bacon

Superheros paired with alien forces, allows for Green Lantern to be yet another great addition to the DC Comic-turned movie franchise. This action-packed film proved to be just as desirable as those that preceded it and garnished itself two Choice nominations.

  • Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Ryan Reynolds
  • Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Blake Lively

A cautionary tale about the dangers of experimenting with technology and drugs, Limitless, shows that sometimes being a genius isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sometimes, ignorance is bliss and knowing less is more.

  • Choice Movie: Drama
  • Choice Movie Actor: Drama, Bradley Cooper


This new twist on an old tale, Beastly brings to life the story of looking beyond the surface to see what is within. True love prevails and the beauty within shines through.

  • Choice Movie: Liplock, Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer

Once wasn’t enough for audiences everywhere. Paranormal Activity 2 leads its viewers through the “realistic” videos of a family and house that seem to be plagued by someone… or something?

  • Choice Movie: Horror

Placing a new twist on the fairy tale of Rapunzel in this hair-raising tale of a beautiful and her magical long blond locks. Tangled is a great family film from Disney and was nominated for one Choice award.

  • Choice Animated Movie: Voice, Zachary Levi


Based on the book series by L. J. Smith, The Vampire Diaries revolves around the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev). Life is never easy when vampires are around. Add witches and werewolves to the mix and you are in store for a whole mess of trouble! Nominated for seven Choice Awards, The Vampire Diaries is the leading preternatural TV series this year!

  • Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  • Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Ian Somerhalder
  • Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Paul Wesley
  • Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Nina Dobrev
  • Choice TV Villain, Joseph Morgan
  • Choice TV: Female Scene Stealer, Katerina Graham
  • Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer, Michael Trevino

Messing with the laws of nature has its consequences. In the world of Fringe, viewers discover every action has a reaction and sometimes it’s not pretty.  As the fate of two worlds hang in the balance, Oliva Dunham (Anna Torv) and the Fringe unit try to find a way to save both worlds.

  • Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  • Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Joshua Jackson
  • Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Anna Torv


For ten years, Smallville has shown viewers the roots from which the legendary Man of Steel has risen. Once a small town farm boy, this future superhero deals with the stresses of learning to control his powers, discover his destiny and growing up. Its final season landed three Choice nominations.

  • Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  • Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Tom Welling
  • Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Erica Durance

On a journey of discovery through the world of the supernatural, two brothers are faced with challenges and must overcome evil in order to save the innocent. Based primarily on urban legends, it is no surprise to find Supernatural to be yet another of CW’s popular preternaturally based shows.

  • Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  • Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Jared Padalecki

MTV challenged itself by trying to put a new twist on the 1985 Michael J. Fox movie, Teen Wolf. Breathing new life into this old favorite has earned the show two Choice nominations.

  • Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
  • Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Crystal Reed

Wizards of Waverly Place is the only children’s preternatural show nominated for two Choice Awards. As if growing up wasn’t hard enough! What happens when a set of siblings discover they come from a line of wizards? Lots of magic, several challenges and triumphs, all leading to the family wizardry competition. Who will inherit the chance of a lifetime and keep their powers?

  • Choice TV Show: Comedy
  • Choice TV Actress: Comedy, Selena Gomez

Things heat up as the sun sets in Louisiana. All sorts of supernatural creatures emerge and cause havoc in True Blood. Though not suitable for anyone under the age of 18, somehow, it managed to snag a solo nomination.

  • Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Anna Paquin
The Teen Choice Awards will air tomorrow night, 8/7c on FOX. Will your favorites win? View in to see!