Friday, October 01, 2010

Screen Rivals

With just a week left before the presentations of this year’s Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards, the contenders in the film and television categories have been announced. Those nominees are …

The Film Dagger:
District 9 (Sony Pictures)
Inception (Warner Bros.)
Sherlock Holmes (Warner Bros)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Momentum Pictures)

The TV Dagger:
Ashes to Ashes, Series 3 (Kudos)
Luther (BBC)
Sherlock (BBC)
Wallander, Series 2 (Left Bank Pictures)

The International TV Dagger:
Damages, Season 3 (Sony Pictures)
The Good Wife, Season 1 (CBS)
Wallander, Series 2 (Yellow Bird Films)

The Best Actress Dagger:
Glenn Close (Damages)
Hermione Norris (Spooks)
Keeley Hawes (Ashes to Ashes and Identity)
Maxine Peake (Criminal Justice)
Sue Johnston (Waking the Dead)

The Best Actor Dagger:
Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock)
Idris Elba (Luther)
Kenneth Branagh (Wallander)
Philip Glenister (Ashes to Ashes)

The Best Supporting Actor Dagger:
Laurence Fox (Lewis)
Matthew Macfadyen (Criminal Justice)
Rupert Graves (Sherlock)
Tom Hiddleston (Wallander)

The Best Supporting Actress Dagger:
Dervla Kirwan (The Silence)
Gina McKee (The Silence)
Saskia Reeves (Luther)
Sophie Okonedo (Criminal Justice)

The winners in these and other categories will be declared next Friday, October 8, during a ceremony in London. That event will then be broadcast via Britain’s ITV3 on Tuesday, October 12.

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