Satellite Awards orbit ‘Social Network’

Columbia pic wins drama, director and screenplay

“The Social Network” is continuing to make friends, leading the Satellite Awards with best drama, director and adapted screenplay kudos on Sunday.

In a gala ceremony Sunday at the InterContinental Hotel, the Intl. Press Academy, presenter of the Satellite Awards, gave the helmer David Fincher and scribe Aaron Sorkin trophies for their work on “The Social Network,” which has previously garnered best pic prizes from several crix orgs including L.A., New York as well as the Natl. Board of Review. Also garnering three Satellites was “Inception,” for score, cinematography and art direction.

The prize for top comedy/musical went to “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” and its star, Michael Cera, got the comedy actor trophy while Anne Hathaway was similarly honored for “Love and Other Drugs.”

In the drama actors category were Colin Firth of “The King’s Speech” and Noomi Rapace of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Supporting actor hardware was collected by Jacki Weaver for “Animal Kingdom” and Christian Bale for “The Fighter.”

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“The King’s Speech” also won its scripter David Seidler the prize for original screenplay.

Among the TV winners HBO scored big time, taking the telepic and supporting actor prizes for “Temple Grandin,” mini (“Sherlock”), acting for “You Don’t Know Jack’s” Al Pacino and Brenda Vaccaro.

Showtime’s “The Big C” took the prize for comedy series and its star Laura Linney; while NBC’s “30 Rock” Alec Baldwin won for actor. The drama actress prize went to Connie Britton of the Peacock’s critically acclaimed “Friday Night Lights” while AMC’s “Breaking Bad” won for drama and its lead actor, Bryan Cranston.

Complete list of winners:

“The Social Network” (Columbia)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” (Universal Pictures)

“Restrepo” (National Geographic Entertainment)

Noomi Rapace, “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” (Music Box Films)

Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Co.)

Anne Hathaway, “Love and Other Drugs” (20th Century Fox)

Michael Cera, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”

Jacki Weaver, “Animal Kingdom” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Christian Bale, “The Fighter” (Paramount Pictures)

“The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” (Sweden)

“Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney Studios)

David Fincher “The Social Network

David Seidler, “The King’s Speech”

Aaron Sorkin, “The Social Network”

Hans Zimmer, “Inception” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

“You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me” Cher, Diane Warren, “Burlesque” (Screen Gems)

Wally Pfister, “Inception”

Ken Ralston, Dave Schaub, Carey Villegas, Sean Phillips “Alice in Wonderland” (Walt Disney Studios)

Robert Frazen “Please Give” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Mark P. Stoeckinger, Kevin O’Connell, Beau Borders, William B. Kaplan “Unstoppable” (20th Century Fox)

Guy Hendrix Dyas, Luke Freeborn, Brad Ricker, Dean Wolcott “Inception”

Colleen Atwood “Alice in Wonderland”

“Sherlock” (BBC)

Temple Grandin” (HBO)

Claire Danes, “Temple Grandin”

Al Pacino, “You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)

Brenda Vaccaro, “You Don’t Know Jack”

David Strathairn, “Temple Grandin”

“Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Connie Britton, “Friday Night Lights” (NBC-DirecTV)

Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”

“The Big C” (Showtime)

Laura Linney, “The Big C”

Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” (NBC)

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