‘50 Shades Of Grey’ expected to be named worst film at the Razzies

Fifty Shades Of Grey is tied with Pixels, Jupiter Ascending, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 for the most nominations at this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards, better known as the Razzies.

The films have each earned six nominations at the tongue-in-cheek awards which mark the worst in cinema.

As well as the worst picture category, each film is also nominated for the worst actor award for their leads: Jamie Dornan in the steamy thriller Fifty Shades, Kevin James in the comedy sequel Paul Blart, Channing Tatum in the sci-fi film Jupiter Ascending, and Adam Sandler for both video game mash-up Pixels and comedy The Cobbler.

The final worst picture nominee is superhero flop Fantastic Four, which is also up for the worst remake, screen combo (cast pairings), and screenplay gongs, while Josh Trank is up for worst director..

‘50 Shades Of Grey’ expected to be named worst film at the Razzies

While Eddie Redmayne might be looking at a best actor Academy Award this year for The Danish Girl, he is up for the worst supporting actor Razzie for Jupiter Ascending.

Other Oscar-winning Golden Raspberry nominees include Gwyneth Paltrow for Mortdecai and Julianne Moore for Seventh Son.

Johnny Depp and his glued-on moustache have been tipped for worst screen combo for caper Mortdecai, but it looks likely that Fifty Shades will sweep the board.

‘50 Shades Of Grey’ expected to be named worst film at the Razzies

Launched in 1980 as a spoof of Hollywood’s awards season, the winners of the 36th annual Razzies will aptly be announced in Hollywood on February 27 — the night before the Oscars.

Nine hundred voting members will decide who picks up the trophies.

While far less star-studded than the Oscars, past recipients including Halle Berry and Sandra Bullock have attended in person to claim their gold spray-painted prizes, which are worth a grand total of €4.50.


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