WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE INAUGURAL “CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS” HONORING SUPERHERO, SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY, HORROR, ACTION, AND ANIMATION MOVIES AND SERIES “PALM SPRINGS” AND “SOUL” LED FILM WINS WITH THREE, “THE BOYS” LED SERIES WINS WITH FOUR

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE INAUGURAL  “CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS” HONORING SUPERHERO, SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY, HORROR, ACTION, AND ANIMATION MOVIES AND SERIES “PALM SPRINGS” AND “SOUL” LED FILM WINS WITH THREE,  “THE BOYS” LED SERIES WINS WITH FOUR 

NETFLIX EARNED A TOTAL OF FIVE AWARDS 

PATRICK STEWART AND SONEQUA MARTIN-GREEN ACCEPTED LEGACY AWARD FOR “STAR TREK” FRANCHISE 

Kevin Smith and Dani Fernandez Hosted The CW Broadcast Special 

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the winners of the inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards during a special presentation broadcast on The CW.  Produced remotely following COVID safety protocols, the ceremony was hosted by writer/director/podcaster Kevin Smith and Actress/writer Dani Fernandez, and honored the most popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television and movies, including Superhero/Comic Book, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Horror, Action and Animation.  The full show is available to stream for free on The CW App and cwtv.com

Hulu and NEON’s “Palm Springs” and Disney+’s “Soul” led the film winners, each earning three trophies.  “Palm Springs” was recognized for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie, Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie (Andy Samberg), and Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie (Cristin Milioti).  “Soul” earned Best Animated Movie, as well as Best Voice Actor in an Animated Movie (Jamie Foxx) and Best Voice Actress in an Animated Movie (Tina Fey).  

In the series categories, Amazon’s “The Boys” took home the most awards, earning a total of four including Best Superhero Series, Best Actor in a Superhero Series (Antony Starr), Best Actress in a Superhero Series (Aya Cash), and Best Villain in a Series (Antony Starr).  Starr was the only actor to take home multiple awards for his work. 

With wins in both the film and series categories, Netflix led the studio/network count with a total of five. 

The Critics Choice Association also presented the Legacy Award to the “Star Trek” franchise, recognizing the cultural impact it has had across multiple decades while continuing to appeal to and grow its loyal fanbase with new stories and characters. “Star Trek” icon Patrick Stewart, and “Star Trek: Discovery” trailblazer Sonequa Martin-Green were on-hand to accept this special honor, which came as the franchise celebrates its 55th anniversary.   

The inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards show was produced by Bob Bain Productions.  The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig. 

Follow the Critics Choice Super Awards on Twitter and Instagram @CriticsChoice and on Facebook/CriticsChoiceAwards.  Join the conversation using #CriticsChoice and #SuperAwards. 

About the Critics Choice Association (CCA) 

The Critics Choice Association is the largest critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 400 television, radio and online critics and entertainment reporters. It was established in 2019 with the formal merger of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, recognizing the blurring of the distinctions between film, television, and streaming content. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com

About The CW 

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FILM WINNERS FOR THE INAUGURAL CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS 

BEST ACTION MOVIE  Da 5 Bloods (Netflix) 

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE Delroy Lindo – Da 5 Bloods (Netflix) 

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE Betty Gilpin – The Hunt (Universal) 

BEST ANIMATED MOVIE Soul (Disney+) 

BEST VOICE ACTOR IN AN ANIMATED MOVIE Jamie Foxx – Soul (Disney+) 

BEST VOICE ACTRESS IN AN ANIMATED MOVIE Tina Fey – Soul (Disney+) 

BEST SUPERHERO MOVIE* The Old Guard (Netflix) 

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPERHERO MOVIE* Ewan McGregor – Birds of Prey (Warner Bros.) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPERHERO MOVIE* Margot Robbie – Birds of Prey (Warner Bros.) 

BEST HORROR MOVIE The Invisible Man (Universal) 

BEST ACTOR IN A HORROR MOVIE Vince Vaughn – Freaky (Universal) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A HORROR MOVIE Elisabeth Moss – The Invisible Man (Universal) 

BEST SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MOVIE Palm Springs (Hulu and NEON) 

BEST ACTOR IN A SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MOVIE Andy Samberg – Palm Springs (Hulu and NEON) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MOVIE Cristin Milioti – Palm Springs (Hulu and NEON) 

BEST VILLAIN IN A MOVIE Jim Carrey – Sonic The Hedgehog (Paramount) 

* Superhero categories also include Comic Book and Video Game Inspired Movies 

WINNERS BY FILM FOR THE INAUGURAL CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS 

Birds of Prey (Warner Bros.) – 2 

Best Actor in a Superhero Movie – Ewan McGregor  

Best Actress in a Superhero Movie – Margot Robbie  

Da 5 Bloods (Netflix) – 2 

Best Action Movie 

Best Actor in an Action Movie – Delroy Lindo 

Freaky (Universal) – 1 

Best Actor in a Horror Movie – Vince Vaughn 

Palm Springs (Hulu and NEON) – 3  

Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie 

Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie – Andy Samberg  

Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie – Cristin Milioti 

Sonic The Hedgehog (Paramount) – 1  

Best Villain in a Movie – Jim Carrey 

Soul (Disney+) – 3  

Best Voice Actor in an Animated Movie – Jamie Foxx  

Best Voice Actress in an Animated Movie – Tina Fey  

Best Animated Movie 

The Hunt (Universal) – 1  

Best Actress in an Action Movie – Betty Gilpin  

The Invisible Man (Universal) – 2  

Best Horror Movie 

Best Actress in a Horror Movie – Elisabeth Moss 

The Old Guard (Netflix) – 1  

Best Superhero Movie 

SERIES WINNERS FOR THE INAUGURAL CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS 

BEST ACTION SERIES 

Vikings (History) 

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION SERIES 

Daveed Diggs – Snowpiercer (TNT) 

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION SERIES 

Angela Bassett – 9-1-1 (Fox) 

BEST ANIMATED SERIES 

BoJack Horseman (Netflix) 

BEST VOICE ACTOR IN AN ANIMATED SERIES 

Will Arnett – BoJack Horseman (Netflix) 

BEST VOICE ACTRESS IN AN ANIMATED SERIES 

Kaley Cuoco – Harley Quinn (HBO Max) 

BEST SUPERHERO SERIES* 

The Boys (Amazon) 

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPERHERO SERIES* 

Antony Starr – The Boys (Amazon) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPERHERO SERIES* 

Aya Cash – The Boys (Amazon) 

BEST HORROR SERIES 

Lovecraft Country (HBO) 

BEST ACTOR IN A HORROR SERIES 

Jensen Ackles – Supernatural (The CW) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A HORROR SERIES 

Jurnee Smollett – Lovecraft Country (HBO) 

BEST SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY SERIES 

The Mandalorian (Disney+) 

BEST ACTOR IN A SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY SERIES 

Patrick Stewart – Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY SERIES 

Natasia Demetriou – What We Do in the Shadows (FX) 

BEST VILLAIN IN A SERIES 

Antony Starr – The Boys (Amazon) 

* Superhero categories also include Comic Book and Video Game Inspired Series  

WINNERS BY SERIES FOR THE INAUGURAL CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS  

9-1-1 (Fox) – 1  

Best Actress in an Action Series – Angela Bassett 

BoJack Horseman (Netflix) – 2 

Best Animated Series 

Best Voice Actor in an Animated Series – Will Arnett  

Harley Quinn (HBO Max) – 1  

Best Voice Actress in an Animated Series – Kaley Cuoco  

Lovecraft Country (HBO) – 2 

Best Horror Series 

Best Actress in a Horror Series – Jurnee Smollett  

Snowpiercer (TNT) – 1 

Best Actor in an Action Series – Daveed Diggs  

Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access) – 1 

Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series – Patrick Stewart  

Supernatural (The CW) – 1 

Best Actor in a Horror Series – Jensen Ackles  

The Boys (Amazon) – 4 

Best Superhero Series 

Best Actor in a Superhero Series – Antony Starr  

Best Actress in a Superhero Series – Aya Cash  

Best Villain in a Series – Antony Starr   

The Mandalorian (Disney+) – 1 

Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Series 

Vikings (History) – 1 

Best Action Series 

What We Do in the Shadows (FX) – 1 

Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series – Natasia Demetriou 

WINNERS BY NETWORK/STUDIO FOR THE INAUGURAL CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARDS

Netflix – 5  

Amazon – 4  

Disney+ – 4   

Universal – 4  

HBO / HBO Max – 3  

Hulu – 3  

NEON – 3  

Warner Bros. – 2 

CBS All Access – 1  

Fox – 1   

FX – 1  

History – 1  

Paramount – 1  

The CW – 1  

TNT – 1  

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