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Harry Potter, ‘Hugo’ Run Away With 10 Saturn Noms

On the television side, ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘American Horror Story’ lead the way

The Saturn Awards love Harry Potter, and isn’t afraid to show it just as the movie franchise comes to an end.

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” earned 10 nominations, tying Oscar-nominated “Hugo” for most nominations. “Super 8” from director and writer J.J. Abrams was not far behind with eight nominations, while “Captain America: The First Avenger” picked up seven, and both “The Adventures of Tintin” and “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” had six each.

On the television side, the non-genre series “Breaking Bad” earned six nominations for AMC while “American Horror Story” grabbed five for F/X. “Fringe,” “Dexter,” “Leverage,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Killing” and “Torchwood: Miracle Day” each got four.

Missing, however, are shows like “Sanctuary,” “Warehouse 13” and “Eureka.”

The Saturn Awards are handed out each year by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, and will announce the winners here June 20.

Below are some of the select nominees:

Best Science-Fiction Film
The Adjustment Bureau
Captain America: The First Avenger
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
X-Men: First Class

Best Fantasy Film
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Midnight in Paris
The Muppets

Best Horror/Thriller Film
The Devil’s Double
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
The Grey
Take Shelter
The Thing

Best Action Film
Fast Five
The Lincoln Lawyer
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Red Tails
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadow
War Horse

Best Actor
Antonio Banderas, “The Skin I Live In”
Dominic Cooper, “The Devil’s Double”
Tom Cruise, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”
Chris Evans, “Captain America: The First Avenger”
Ben Kingsley, “Hugo”
Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter”

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, “Take Shelter”
Kirsten Dunst, “Melancholia”
Rooney Mara, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
Brit Marling, “Another Earth”
Keira Knightley, “A Dangerous Method”
Elizabeth Olson, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

Best Supporting Actor
Ralph Fiennes, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Harrison Ford, “Cowboys and Aliens”
Tom Hiddleston, “Thor”
Alan Rickman, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Andy Serkis, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”
Stanley Tucci, “Captain America: The First Avenger”

Best Supporting Actress
Elena Anaya, “The Skin I Live In”
Emily Blunt, “The Adjustment Bureau”
Charlotte Gainsbourg, “Melancholia”
Paula Patton, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”
Lin Shave, “Insidious”
Emma Watson, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”

Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Asa Butterfield, “Hugo”
Joel Courtney, “Super 8”
Elle Fanning, “Super 8”
Dakota Goyo, “Real Steel”
Chloe Grace Moretz, “Hugo”
Saorise Ronan, “Hanna”

Best Direction
J.J. Abrams, “Super 8”
Brad Bird, “Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol”
Martin Scorcese, “Hugo”
Steven Spielberg, “The Adventures of Tintin”
Rupert Wyatt, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”
David Yates, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”

Best Writing
J.J. Abrams, “Super 8”
Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”
Mike Cahill & Brit Marling, “Another Earth”
Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”
John Logan, “Hugo”
Jeff Nichols, “Take Shelter”

Best Music
Michael Giacchino, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”
Michael Giacchino, “Super 8”
Howard Shore, “Hugo”
Alan Silvestri, “Captain America: The First Avenger”
John Williams, “The Adventures of Tintin”
John Williams, “War Horse”

Best International Film
Attack the Block
The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch
Point Blank
The Skin I Live In
Troll Hunter

Best Animated Film
The Adventures of Tintin
Cars 2
Kung Fu Panda
Puss In Boots

Best Network Television Series
A Gifted Man
Once Upon a Time
Terra Nova

Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series
American Horror Story
Breaking Bad
The Closer
True Blood

Best Presentation on Television
Falling Skies
Game of Thrones
The Killing
Torchwood: Miracle Day
Trek Nation
The Walking Dead

Best Actor on Television
Sean Bean, “Game of Thrones”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”
Timothy Hutton, “Leverage”
Dylan McDermott, “American Horror Story”
Noah Wylie, “Falling Skies”

Best Actress on Television
Mireille Enos, “The Killing”
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story”
Eve Myles, “Torchwood: Miracle Day”
Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer”
Anna Torv, “Fringe”

Best Supporting Actor on Television
Giancarlo Esposito, “Breaking Bad”
Kit Harington, “Game of Thrones”
Joel Kinnaman, “The Killing”
John Noble, “Fringe”
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
Bill Pullman, “Torchwood: Miracle Day”
Norman Reedus, “The Walking Dead”

Best Supporting Actress on Television
Lauren Ambrose, “Torchwood: Miracle Day”
Jennifer Carpenter. “Dexter”
Frances Conroy, “American Horror Story”
Michelle Forbes, “The Killing”
Lana Parrilla, “Once Upon a Time”
Reth Riesgraf, “Leverage”

Best Guest Performance on Television
Steven Bauer, “Breaking Bad”
Orla Brady, “Fringe”
Mark Margolis, “Breaking Bad”
Edward James Olmos, “Dexter”
Zachary Quinto, “American Horror Story”
Tom Skerritt, “Leverage”

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