Nickelodeon announces Kids' Choice Awards nominees

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Bryce Dallas Howard, from left, as Claire, Chris Pratt as Owen, Nick Robinson as Zach, and Ty Simpkins as Gray, in a scene from the film, "Jurassic World."


LOS ANGELES -- Stormtroopers, superheroes, dinosaurs and Cinderella are among the nominees at this year's Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

The cable network announced Tuesday that "Ant-Man," ''Avengers: Age of Ultron, "Cinderella," ''Daddy's Home," ''Jurassic World," ''Pitch Perfect 2," ''Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" are up for the favorite film prize at the 29th annual ceremony.

The slime-filled extravaganza honoring kids' pop-culture picks will be held March 12 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Blake Shelton is serving as host of the viewer-voted honors.

Other nominees include "The Big Bang Theory," ''The Flash," ''Modern Family," ''Once Upon a Time," ''The Muppets" and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for favorite family TV show.

The Kids' Choice Awards has added favorite cooking show and music collaboration as categories this year.