1. James Bond Scores Five Empire Award Nominations

    By Devin Zydel on 2009-03-02
    Daniel Craig is James Bond

    Daniel Craig is James Bond

    The final shortlists have been revealed for the 2009 Jameson Empire Awards and Quantum of Solace has scored nominations in five categories.

    The 22nd James Bond film is currently up for vote in the Best Thriller category, Best Actor (Daniel Craig), Best Actress (Olga Kurylenko), Best Newcomer (Gemma Arterton) and Best Soundtrack.

    The awards are voted for by readers of Empire magazine and will be announced at a ceremony on 29 March. Comedian Dara O’Briain will be hosting the event.

    As 007 fans may recall, Craig’s debut Bond film, Casino Royale took home three awards at the 2007 ceremony, including the Best Film honour.

    'Quantum of Solace'

    Quantum of Solace

    Best Thriller

    • Quantum of Solace
    • No Country For Old Men
    • Changeling
    • Gone Baby Gone
    • Eagle Eye

    Best Actor

    • Daniel Craig – Quantum of Solace
    • Daniel Day Lewis – There Will Be Blood
    • Christian Bale – The Dark Knight
    • Robert Downey Jr – Iron Man
    • Johnny Depp – Sweeney Todd

    Best Actress

    • Olga Kurylenko – Quantum of Solace
    • Angelina Jolie – Changeling
    • Ellen Page – Juno
    • Sally Hawkins – Happy Go Lucky
    • Helena Bonham Carter – Sweeney Todd)

    Best Newcomer

    • Gemma Arterton
    • Robert Pattinson
    • Jim Sturgess
    • Toby Kebell
    • Hayley Atwell

    Best Soundtrack

    • Quantum of Solace
    • Mamma Mia!
    • Sweeney Todd
    • RocknRolla
    • There Will Be Blood

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