An Oscar winner and an Oscar nominee are competing in opposition to one another for an MTV prize.
For those who tune into the 2019 MTV Film & TV Awards tonight (June 17), you may see Rami Malek, who gained an Oscar and a Golden Globe earlier this 12 months for his efficiency as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, competing with Girl Gaga, who was nominated for each of these awards for her efficiency within the newest remake of A Star Is Born.
The opposite nominees within the class are Amandla Stenberg for The Hate U Give, Sandra Bullock for Fowl Field and Lupita Nyong’o for Us. Stenberg and Bullock have been handed over for Oscar noms. Us is a 2019 launch, so Nyong’o can be eligible for subsequent 12 months’s Oscar noms.
Malek is vying to grow to be the fifth actor to win each an Oscar and a MTV award for a similar efficiency. He would comply with Tom Hanks in Philadelphia (1994), Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich (2001), Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook (2013) and Leonardo Di Caprio in The Revenant (2016).
Gaga is vying to grow to be the 10th actor to make up for an Oscar loss with an MTV award. Bradley Cooper, Gaga’s co-star in A Star Is Born, has performed this twice. He gained MTV awards for his Oscar-nominated performances in Silver Linings Playbook (2013) and American Sniper (2015).
The opposite eight actors who have been nominated, however misplaced, on the Oscars and gained on the MTV awards are Denzel Washington for Malcolm X (1993), Tom Cruise for Jerry Maguire (1997), Will Smith for Ali (2002), Nicole Kidman for Moulin Rouge! (2002), Johnny Depp for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2004), DiCaprio for The Aviator (2005), Jake Gyllenhaal for Brokeback Mountain (2006) and Ellen Web page for Juno (2008).
Olivia Colman (The Favorite) bested Gaga at each the Oscars and the Golden Globes. Colman just isn’t nominated for an MTV award.
That is the third 12 months in a row that female and male actors have competed in the identical class on the MTV awards. Previous to this, female and male actors competed in opposition to one another simply twice (in 2006 and 2007). The awards originated in 1992.
The 2019 MTV Film and TV Awards air tonight on MTV at 9 p.m. EST/eight p.m. CST.