2016 Razzie Nominations Are Officially Revealed
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Although the Golden Globes just took place this past Sunday and the 88th Academy Awards are set to steal the spotlight on February 28, the Razzies are also a hallmark of awards season. Officially known as the Golden Raspberry Awards, the Razzies celebrate the worst in acting, filmmaking and directing as they pay tribute to the year’s worst movies and box office flops.
The nominations for the 36th Annual Razzies were just announced yesterday, in the form of a quirky YouTube video. For 2015, the nominated Worst Pictures of the year are Jupiter Ascending, Fifty Shades of Grey, Pixels, Fantastic Four, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2.
Meanwhile, the year’s Worst Actors include Johnny Depp for his starring role in Mortdecai, along with Jamie Dornan for his part as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey. Naturally, comedian Kevin James is also up for a nod for playing mall security guard Paul Blart in Paul Blart Mall Cop 2.
Staying true to his reputation as a Razzies veteran, Rolling Stone reports that 49-year-old actor Adam Sandler is up for his 13th Worst Actor nomination. This time, Sandler is nominated for his roles in Pixels and The Cobbler. As well, Hollywood hunk Channing Tatum is a nominee for Jupiter Ascending.
As for Worst Actress, Katherine Heigl is up for her starring role as Mona Champagne in Home Sweet Hell. Meanwhile, Dakota Johnson’s role as Anastasia Steele in 50 Shades of Grey has also earned her a spot on the list. The remaining nominees include Mila Kunis for Jupiter Ascending, Jennifer Lopez for The Boy Next Door and Gwyneth Paltrow for Mortdecai.
The Golden Raspberry Awards will be held on February 27. Here’s a closer look at the official video which announces the nominations.
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