MUMBAI: The 2012 MTV Movie Awards, which took place in Los
Angeles' Gibson Amphitheatre, had unexpected moments from
a stage fashioned as a futuristic drive-in, immersing fans
in the magic of the movies. Master of Ceremonies Russell Brand
set the tone for a night of surprise moments and wins as well
as electric musical performances.
the moments was an introduction by Aerosmith front man Steven
Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry of Johnny Depp, the recipient
of this year's Generation Award, right before the Oscar nominated
actor shocked the audience by strapping on his guitar and
joining The Black Keys for a no-holds-barred rendition of
the rock duo's 'Gold On the Ceiling' into 'Lonely Boy'.
'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' won the award
for best film and another for best kiss. The most wins of
the night went to 'The Hunger Games' with four wins for Best
Female, Best Male, Best Fight and Best On-Screen Transformation
categories, followed by 'Bridesmaids' with two awards.
a fitting close to the Harry Potter franchise, Emma Watson
was on-hand to accept Best Cast and the first-ever socially
voted Best Hero popcorns for 'Harry Potter and the Deathly
Hallows: Part 2'. First-time Movie Awards winner Shailene
Woodley was chosen by a special academy of film directors
as this year's Best Breakthrough Performance winner for 'The
Stone was honoured with the inaugural MTV Trailblazer Award,
which went off the rails when the presentation turned into
a roast featuring Octavia Spencer, Jim Carrey, Mila Kunis,
Anna Faris, Steve Carell and Jason Sudeikis.
Khalifa performed his new single 'Work Hard, Play Hard', inside
his very own house party, complete with kids dancing, and
streamers and red cups flying. Throughout the telecast, DJ
Martin Solveig looked to re-invent classic movie soundtracks,
bringing a beat to everything from 'Jaws' to 'Pulp Fiction'
to 'Star Wars'.