The nominees for the 46th annual Saturn Awards have been announced, brought by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The Saturn Awards honor the year’s best across the sci-fi, fantasy, and horror genres, featuring nominations for film and television.
This year, the HBO original series Lovecraft Country earned two nominations. Jonathan Majors, who plays Atticus Freeman in the show, was nominated for Best Actor on a Television Series. The show itself received a nomination for Best Horror Television Series.
Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman, who sets out to find his missing father Montrose. He, along with his childhood friend Leti Lewis and his uncle George, travel through the Jim Crow South where they encounter monsters in every sense imaginable, uncover family secrets, and learn about the existence of magic. The show stars Majors, Jurnee Smollett, Michael Kenneth Williams, Wunmi Mosaku, Courtney B. Vance, Abbey Lee, Aunjanue Ellis, Jada Harris, and Jordan Patrick Smith. It was created by Misha Green.