“Fantastic Beasts” and “Harry Potter” Stars Nominated for Teen Choice Awards
The first wave of voting closed earlier on June 25, per a tweet from the official Twitter account of the Teen Choice Awards, which will air live on August 11 on FOX.
Although the nominees who made the cut in the first round of voting have yet to be announced, they included a number of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts stars, in addition to nominations for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. (An archive of the list is available from Nerds and Beyond.)
Nominated for Choice Action Movie were Captain Marvel, featuring both Gemma Chan (Madam Ya Zhou) and Jude Law (Albus Dumbledore); Men in Black: International, which stars Dame Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney); and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which features Zoë Kravitz (Leta Lestrange). Dame Emma Thompson’s Late Night was nominated for Choice Summer Movie.
The nominees for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie included both Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Mary Poppins Returns, starring Dame Julie Walters (Molly Weasley). Katherine Waterston (Tina Goldstein) was nominated for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Actress for her role in Crimes of Grindelwald, and Johnny Depp (Gellert Grindelwald) was nominated for Choice Movie Villain for his role as the titular Grindelwald. Jude Law himself was nominated alongside Depp for Choice Movie Villain for his role as Yon-Rogg in Captain Marvel.
Meanwhile, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, who portrayed the 11-year-old Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was nominated for Choice Drama Movie Actor for his role in After. After was also nominated for Choice Drama Movie.
Among the nominees for Choice Comedy Movie were Crazy Rich Asians, featuring Gemma Chan, and Pokémon Detective Pikachu, featuring Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour). Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse received a nomination for Post Malone’s “Sunflower” in both the Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song and Choice Song from a Movie categories, along with Pokémon Detective Pikachu‘s “Carry On” by Kygo and Rita Ora in the latter category.
Daniel Radcliffe, who portrayed none other than Harry Potter himself, also received a nomination in the category of Choice Comedy TV Actor for his role in the series Miracle Workers.
Stay tuned to find out which of the nominees made the cut to continue in the next round of voting! Which projects or stars do you hope made it through?