'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Leads 2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Leads 2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart are set to host the show

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    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is the leading nominee at next month's MTV Movie Awards, where it will compete with "Creed," ''Deadpool," ''Jurassic World," ''Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Straight Outta Compton" for movie of the year.

    MTV announced the nominations Tuesday for the 25th anniversary of its Movie Awards, airing April 10, via Snapchat — a first for a national awards show.

    Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart are set to host the show, which will tape April 9 at Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, California.

    The 11 bids for "The Force Awakens" include multiple nominations for stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.

    Charley Gallay/Getty Images for WGN America, File

    The MTV Movie Awards added two new categories this year: true story and documentary. Fans can vote for their favorites in all categories online.

    The full list of nominees is available at www.movieawards.mtv.com.