'The Dark Knight' Nabs Eleven Saturn Award Nominations
The film will compete in categories including best action/adventure/thriller film - going up against The Changeling, Gran Torino, Quantum of Solace, Traitor and Valkyrie.
Christian Bale, the picture's star, also received a nod for best film actor along with Tom Cruise (Valkyrie), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull), Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and Will Smith (Hancock).
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and comic book blockbuster Iron Man are the other major contenders at the prize giving, with nine and eight nominations respectively.
In the television categories, mystery drama Lost leads with 11 nominations, followed by Heroes TV Series with six.
The ceremony - held by Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror - aims to recognize genre film making and will take place on June 25.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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