Entertainment

MTV Movie Awards 2012 Preview

Sun., Jun. 3, 2012 10:36 AM EST
by Rachael Mason

At the 2012 MTV Movie Awards, expect a star-studded evening of entertainment, as well as some surprises. After all, you never know quite what host Russell Brand might say. The ceremony will air at 9 p.m. EST June 3 on MTV.

In addition to recognizing Best Picture, Best Male Performance and Best Female Performance, the awards show also includes categories like Best Fight, Best Kiss and Best Onscreen Dirtbag.

Stars expected to attend include Kristen Stewart, Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Mila Kunis, and Mark Wahlberg. The MTV Generation Award will be presented to Johnny Depp, while the first-ever MTV Trailblazer Award will be given to Emma Stone.

Set to perform are Wiz Khalifa, who talked about his set in a recent MTV News segment, and Janelle Monae, who rehearsed with the band fun. earlier this week. The Black Keys will also take the stage.

Pre-show buzz included speculation that the cast of the upcoming male strip club movie “Magic Mike,” which includes Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, might actually disrobe during the awards ceremony. The “Magic Mike” stars will be sitting front and center in the audience.–rachael mason

The 2012 MTV Movie Awards will air at 9 p.m. June 3 on MTV. A livestream from backstage and cameras throughout the venue will begin on mtv.com at 7 p.m.

Photo Credit: John Shearer/Invision for MTV

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