People's Choice Awards Adds New Categories

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The People's Choice Awards have added new categories to the upcoming ceremony, including favorite movies, favorite smile and favorite cartoon star.

There were 14 new categories, including favorite overall movie, favorite movie drama, comedy and sequel.

Additional new awards include favorite hair (Courtney Cox Arquette, Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Garner, Kate Hudson and Charlize Theron), and favorite "look" (Brandy, Cameron Diaz, Hudson, Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman.)

Previous nominees for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards were announced in October, with Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon up for favorite actress and George Clooney, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington for favorite male actor.

The nomination and awards process, formerly based on a national poll, has been revised to be compiled by Entertainment Weekly, the People's Choice production team and pop culture fans. The public can choose the winners online at www.pcavote.com.

Voting closes Dec. 13.

CBS will broadcast the ceremony from 9-11 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9. Live in the East, it will be delayed in the West.

Other new nominees:

Favorite movie: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Fahrenheit 9/11," "The Incredibles," "Shrek 2" and "Spider-Man 2."

Favorite drama: "The Bourne Supremacy," "Collateral," "Finding Neverland," "The Passion of the Christ" and "Ray."

Favorite comedy: "13 Going on 30," "Anchorman," "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," "Mean Girls," "Shrek 2."

Favorite sequel: "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," "Kill Bill: Vol. 2," "Shrek 2" and "Spider-Man 2."

Favorite film villain: Bill in "Kill Bill: Vol. 2," played by David Carradine; Doc Ock in "Spider-Man 2," played by Alfred Molina; Elle Driver in "Kill Bill: Vol. 2," played by Daryl Hannah; The Fairy Godmother, "Shrek 2," voiced by Jennifer Saunders; Sirius Black in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," played by Gary Oldman.

Favorite animated movie: "The Incredibles," "The Polar Express," "Shrek 2," "SpongeBob Squarepants: The Movie" and "Team America: World Police."

Favorite cartoon star: Donkey in "Shrek 2," Elastigirl in "The Incredibles," Frozone in "The Incredibles," Puss in Boots in "Shrek 2" and Shrek in "Shrek 2."

Favorite on-screen chemistry: Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in "50 First Dates," Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," Kate Winslet and Johnny Depp in "Finding Neverland," Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire in "Spider-Man 2" and Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson in "Starsky and Hutch."

Favorite country group: Alison Krauss & Union Station, Brooks & Dunn, Lonestar, Rascal Flatts and SheDaisy.

Favorite country male singer: Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw and Willie Nelson.

Favorite country female singer: Loretta Lynn, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes and Shania Twain.

Favorite smile: Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts, Aisha Tyler.

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