'Black Panther' up for 7 prizes at MTV Movie Awards 2018
'Black Panther' and 'Stranger Things' are dominating the MTV Movie & TV Awards nominations.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster has delighted audiences and critics, and now it has found itself on the shortlist for seven prizes at the upcoming event, including Best Movie and Best On-Screen Team.
Leading man Chadwick Boseman - who plays the titular superhero - is nominated for Best Performance in a Movie and Best Hero, while his cast mates Michael B. Jordan and Letitia Wright are up for Best Villain Scene Stealer respectively.
Boseman and Winston Duke, who plays Wakanda warrior M'Baku, also find themselves nominated in the Best Fight category.
On the TV side of the awards, Netflix sci-fi horror series 'Stranger Things' is leading the way with nods in six categories.
As well as competing against the likes of 'Riverdale' and 'Game of Thrones' for Best Show, it's also nominated for Best On-Screen Team but it will have to beat the ensembles that feature in 'Black Panther', 'It', 'Ready Player One' and 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle'.
Millie Bobby Brown is up for Best Performance in a Show, while she and Finn Wolfhard are nominated for Best Kiss, and their co-star Noah Schnapp has a chance at a prize for the Most Frightened Performance.
Rounding off the show's nominations, Dacre Montgomery is on the shortlist for Scene Stealer along with 'Girls Trip' star Tiffany Haddish, 'Riverdale' actress Madelaine Petsch, Taika Waititi ('Thor: Ragnarok'), and 'Black Panther's' Wright.
Other notable nominees in the film categories include horror 'It' with four nods and 'Girls Trip', 'Avengers: Infinity War', 'Wonder Woman' and 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' which have all garnered three nominations.
TV shows that have achieved multiple nods include 'Riverdale' and 'Game of Thrones' with three apiece.
MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018 nominees:
Avengers: Infinity War (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Black Panther (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Girls Trip (Universal Pictures)
IT (New Line Cinema)
Wonder Woman (Warner Bros. Pictures)
13 Reasons Why (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Riverdale (The CW)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE
Chadwick Boseman - Black Panther
Timothée Chalamet - Call Me by Your Name
Ansel Elgort - Baby Driver
Daisy Ridley - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Saoirse Ronan - Lady Bird
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW
Millie Bobby Brown - Stranger Things
Darren Criss - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Katherine Langford - 13 Reasons Why
Issa Rae - Insecure
Maisie Williams - Game of Thrones
Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa/Black Panther) - Black Panther
Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) - Game of Thrones
Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman) - Wonder Woman
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash) - The Flash
Daisy Ridley (Rey) - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Josh Brolin (Thanos) - Avengers: Infinity War
Adam Driver (Kylo Ren) - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Michael B. Jordan (N'Jadaka/Erik Killmonger) - Black Panther
Aubrey Plaza (Lenny Busker) - Legion
Bill Skarsgard (Pennywise) - IT
Jane the Virgin - Gina Rodriguez (Jane) and Justin Baldoni (Rafael)
Love, Simon - Nick Robinson (Simon) and Keiynan Lonsdale (Bram)
Ready Player One - Olivia Cooke (Sam) and Tye Sheridan (Wade)
Riverdale - KJ Apa (Archie) and Camila Mendes (Veronica)
Stranger Things - Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven)
MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE
Talitha Bateman (Janice) - Annabelle: Creation
Emily Blunt (Evelyn Abbott) - A Quiet Place
Sophia Lillis (Beverly Marsh) - IT
Cristin Milioti (Nanette Cole) - Black Mirror
Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) - Stranger Things
BEST ON-SCREEN TEAM
Black Panther - Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa/ Black Panther), Lupita Nyong'o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Letitia Wright (Shuri)
IT - Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Wyatt Oleff (Stanley), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben), Chosen Jacobs (Mike)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Dwayne Johnson (Smolder), Kevin Hart (Mouse), Jack Black (Shelly), Karen Gillan (Ruby), Nick Jonas (Seaplane)
Ready Player One - Tye Sheridan (Wade), Olivia Cooke (Samantha), Philip Zhao (Sho), Win Morisaki (Daito), Lena Waithe (Aech)
Stranger Things - Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin), Finn Wolfhard (Mike), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas), Noah Schnapp (Will), Sadie Sink (Max)
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Jack Black - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Tiffany Haddish - Girls Trip
Dan Levy - Schitt's Creek
Kate McKinnon - SNL
Amy Schumer - I Feel Pretty
Tiffany Haddish (Dina) - Girls Trip
Dacre Montgomery (Billy Hargrove) - Stranger Things
Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom) - Riverdale
Taika Waititi (Korg) - Thor: Ragnarok
Letitia Wright (Shuri) - Black Panther
Atomic Blonde - Charlize Theron (Lorraine) vs. Daniel Hargrave (Sniper), Greg Rementer (Spotter)
Avengers: Infinity War - Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) vs. Carrie Coon (Proxima Midnight)
Black Panther - Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) vs. Winston Duke (M'Baku)
Thor: Ragnarok - Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) vs. Chris Hemsworth (Thor)
Wonder Woman - Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) vs. German Soldiers
BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story
Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated
Gaga: Five Foot Two
Jay-Z's "Footnotes for 4:44"
The Defiant Ones
BEST REALITY SERIES
Love & Hip Hop
RuPaul's Drag Race
* The ceremony will be held at Los Angeles' Barker Hangar on June 18.