The Ant Timpson-produced Greasy Strangler took the Best Comedy gong at the Empire Film Awards, beating off Deadpool, Ghostbusters, Hunt For The Wilderpeople and The Nice Guys.
Wilderpeople was up for four gongs at the event, but came away empty-handed. Since Wilderpeople director Waititi has since shot Thor: Ragnorak, whose cast member Tom Hiddleston had a good night at the Empire bash. Hiddleston took the Hero Award, while The Night Manager took the Best TV Series gong beating a filed including Game of Thrones, Sherlock, Stranger Things
The Empire Film Awards ran in London Sunday 19 March. The full winners list is here.