News for Mar. 23, 2006

Kong, Batman and Star Wars among the leading contenders for 2006

3/23/06, 7:25 pm EST - Xoanon

TORONTO (CP) - The new King Kong, the final Star Wars instalment and the latest Batman movie are among the nominees for the fourth annual Spacey Awards. The awards are presented by CHUM Television's Space: The Imagination Station specialty channel and the winners will be announced during a prime-time special May 27. Peter Jackson's update of King Kong was nominated in such categories as best sci-fi/fantasy movie and best non-human performer. Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith also earned nods for best movie, best non-human (both R2-D2 and Yoda), best movie villain (both Darth Vader and Chancellor Palpatine) and best movie hero (Obi-Wan Kenobi). [More]