The Scream Awards of 2011 were flooded with Hollywood stars as they converged upon Universal Studios in Universal City, California, on Saturday night for the ultimate film on Spike TV.
The Saturday night show was as much about how the awards were presented as who got them, but for starters, the top honorees were Harry Potter, Darth Vader, Nicolas Cage, Pee Wee Herman and Robert Downey, Jr.
In its sixth year, the show honors the best in fantasy, sci-fi, comics and horror, with this year’s ceremony featuring appearances by celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Mark Wahlberg, Bradley Cooper, Kate Beckinsale, Zoe Saldana, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson, Amber Heard and Paul Wesley, among many others.
During the course of what was certainly an eventful evening, the Maverick Award was bestowed upon Nicolas Cage – with the accolade being presented by legendary director Quentin Tarantino. Meanwhile, Robert Downey Jr was doted with the Hero Award by presenter Colin Farrell while Paul Reubens received the Visionary Award for his work as Pee-Wee Herman over the past three decades.
As for the triumphant batch of movies, “Super 8” took home Best Science-Fiction honors, “X-Men First Class” won the Fantasy category and “Let Me In” was tops in Horror while “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” garnered the ceremony’s top prize by being named as Ultimate Scream victor.
The complete list of winners from the 2011 SCREAM Awards are as follows and be sure to tune into Spike TV on Tuesday (October 18), at which time the show will premiere at 9/8c.
THE ULTIMATE SCREAM: Black Swan, Captain America: The First Avenger, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Super 8, Thor, True Blood, The Walking Dead, X-Men: First Class. The winner is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. Daniel Radcliffe proudly accepts the Ultimate Scream Award via satellite from New York City.