MTV Movie & TV Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Stranger Things’ win big

MTV Movie & TV Awards: 'Black Panther,' 'Stranger Things' win big
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June 18 (UPI) — Marvel superhero epic Black Panther and Netflix’s hit supernatural series Stranger Things dominated the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards and took home multiple popcorn statues.

Black Panther won awards including Best Movie, Best Hero and Best Performance in a Movie for title star Chadwick Boseman and Best Villain for star Michael B. Jordan.

Lady Gaga presented the award for Best Movie noting that Black Panther was a universal film for everyone.

Other superhero film winners included Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot who took home the award for Best Fight.

Stranger Things, meanwhile, won Best Show, Best Musical Moment, Scared as [Expletive] Performance for star Noah Schnapp and Best Performance in a Show for star Millie Bobby Brown.

Brown was unable to attend the event due to an injury and addressed fans and her castmates through a pre-recorded video.

Honorees included writer, producer and actress (The Chi, Master of None) Lena Waithe winning the Trailblazer Award and Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt winning the Generation Award. Waithe was presented with the honor by rapper Common while Pratt was introduced by his Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard and former Parks and Recreation co-star Aubrey Plaza.

The 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards was hosted by comedian Tiffany Haddish and included musical performances by Chloe X Halle and Nick Jonas with DJ Mustard.

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