Teen Choice Awards 2017: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Edges Out Competition in Movie Field
Full winner list in movie category at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards has been announced. Among movie stars taking home their surfboards at the event held at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday, August 13 were Emma Watson, Gal Gadot, Chris Pratt and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Watson won Choice Fantasy Movie Actress for her performance in “Beauty and the Beast (2017)”, which took home 5 more surfboards. The Bill Condon-directed film was named Choice Fantasy Movie in addition to Choice Liplock and Choice Movie Ship for Watson and on-screen love interest Dan Stevens as well as Choice Movie Villain for Luke Evans.
Gadot was named Choice Action Movie Actress for her role as Diana Prince in “Wonder Woman”, which won Choice Action Movie and Choice Action Movie Actor for her co-star Chris Pine. The Israeli-born actress beat the likes of Michelle Rodriguez and Deepika Padukone among others to win the title.
38-year-old Pratt, who recently announced her separation from Anna Faris, won Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor for his role as Peter Quill a.k.a. Star-Lord in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”. The James Gunn-directed flick also won Choice Action Movie and Choice Action Movie Actress for Pratt’s co-star Zoe Saldana.
Also taking three surfboards at the event was Tom Holland’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming”. The Jon Watts-directed superhero pic earned its lead actor a surfboard after he beat other competitors like Ansel Elgort (“Baby Driver”) to become this year’s Choice Summer Movie Actor. Meanwhile, Holland’s co-star Zendaya Coleman was named Choice Summer Movie Actress.
The show also honored TV, music, web and sports stars. Bruno Mars was honored with the Visionary Award, 18-time Teen Choice winner Miley Cyrus was given the Ultimate Choice Award, Maroon 5 was bestowed with the Decade Award, and Vanessa Hudgens became the first star to ever receive the #SeeHer Award.