'Superbad' earns 5 MTV movie nods

May 6, 2008 at 2:57 PM
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LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. teen comedy "Superbad" garnered five nods when the 2008 MTV Movie Award nominations were announced Tuesday.

In addition to picking up a nomination for best movie, its also earned a nod for best comedic performance for cast member Jonah Hill, as well as three nominations in the best newcomer category for Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Michael Cera, MTV.com said Tuesday.

Cera is also nominated of best male performance for his work in "Juno," as well as for best kiss for the smooch he shares with his "Juno" co-star Ellen Page at the end of the film.

The fan-voted MTV Movie Awards are to be handed out June 1.

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