This image released by Disney shows Robert Downey Jr. in a scene from “Avengers: Endgame.” (Disney/Marvel Studios via AP)

'Avenger: Endgame' seeks top honors at MTV Movie & TV Awards

May 14, 2019 - 3:02 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Avengers: Endgame," ''Game of Thrones" and "RBG" are the top nominees heading into next month's MTV Movie & TV Awards.

The network announced Tuesday that the three titles garnered four nominations apiece for the awards show, which will air June 17. The show will also introduce new categories including reality royalty, most meme-able moment and best real-life hero.

"Endgame" will compete for best movie against "BlacKkKlansman," ''Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," ''Us" and "To All the Boys I've Loved Before." The Marvel superhero film also earned nods in the best fight category and for stars Robert Downey Jr. and Josh Brolin.

"Shazam" star Zachary Levi will host the show, which will be held in Santa Monica, California. The actor is also nominated for best hero and best comedic performance.

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