‘Coco,’ ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Pick Up Saturn Awards

Saturn Awards
Saturn Awards

Pixar’s Coco and Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels were the big animation winners at the Saturn Awards on Thursday. Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther was the evening’s mightiest champ, taking home five top awards (including Best Comic-to-Film Movie and Best Director for Ryan Coogler) at the 44th Annual Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films awards. Also, Mark Hamill won for Best Actor for his role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Best Actress award went to Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot.

Disney/Pixar’s Coco was the recipient of the Best Animated Film Saturn. The Other nominees were Cars 3 (Disney), Despicable Me 3 (Universal),The Boss Baby (Fox) and Your Name (Funimation). On the TV side, Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels beat the other nominees­— Archer (FXX), BoJack Horseman (Netflix), Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Cartoon Network /Sony Television), Family Guy (Fox), Rick and Morty (Adult Swim) and The Simpsons (Fox).

Here is the complete list of winners:

Film Awards
Best Science Fiction Film: Blade Runner 2049
Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture: Black Panther
Best Fantasy Film: The Shape of Water
Best Horror Film: Get Out
Best Action/Adventure Film: The Greatest Showman
Best Thriller Film: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best International Film: Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
Best Animated Film: Coco
Best Independent Film: Wonder
Best Actor: Mark Hamill (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
Best Actress: Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman)
Best Supporting Actor: Patrick Stewart (Logan)
Best Supporting Actress: Danai Gurira (Black Panther)
Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming)
Best Director: Ryan Coogler (Black Panther)
Best Writing: Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
Best Production Design: Hannah Beachler (Black Panther)
Best Special Effects: Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner, Dan Sudick (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)

TV Awards
Best Science Fiction TV Series: The Orville
Best Horror TV Series: The Walking Dead
Best Action/Thriller TV Series: Better Call Saul
Best Fantasy TV Series: Outlander
Best Animated TV Series: Star Wars Rebels
Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series: The Flash
Best New Media TV Series: Star Trek: Discovery
Best New Media Superhero Series: Marvel’s The Punisher

Home Entertainment Awards
Best DVD/BD Release: Dave Made a Maze
Best DVD/BD Collection Release: Dracula Complete Legacy Collection
Best DVD/BD Television Series Release: American Gods (Season 1)
Best DVD/BD Special Edition: Night of the Living Dead (Criterion Collection)

Special Achievement Awards
The Producers Showcase Award: Jason Blum
The Dan Curtis Legacy Award: Sarah Schechter
The Special Achievement Award: Don Mancini (Chucky)

Saturn Awards

Saturn Awards