Friday, 4 January 2013

Zero Dark Thirty And Lincoln Among 2013 Writers Guild

Zero Dark Thirty And Lincoln Among 2013 Writers Guild

Zero Dark Thirty And Lincoln Among 2013 Writers GuildWith award season in full swing, the nominees for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards were released earlier this afternoon (January 4).

Fan favorites including “Flight,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” and “Lincoln” were among the filmed nominated in the show, which honors “outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2012.”The nominees were selected by the Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East and the winners will be announced at the award ceremony held on February 17.

The list of WGA nominees is as follows:

Original Screenplay:
“Flight,” Written by John Gatins; Paramount Pictures
“Looper,” Written by Rian Johnson; TriStar Pictures
“The Master,” Written by Paul Thomas Anderson; The Weinstein Company
“Moonrise Kingdom,” Written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola; Focus Features
“Zero Dark Thirty,” Written by Mark Boal; Columbia Pictures

Adapted Screenplay:
“Argo,” Screenplay by Chris Terrio; Based on a selection from “The Master of Disguise” by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired Magazine article “The Great Escape” by Joshuah Bearman; Warner Bros. Pictures
“Life of Pi,” Screenplay by David Magee; Based on the novel by Yann Martel; 20th Century Fox
“Lincoln,” Screenplay by Tony Kushner; Based in part on the book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin; DreamWorks Pictures
“The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky; Based on his book; Summit Entertainment
“Silver Linings Playbook,” Screenplay by David O. Russell; Based on the novel by Matthew Quick; The Weinstein Company

Documentary Screenplay:
“The Central Park Five,” Written by Sarah Burns and David McMahon and Ken Burns; Sundance Selects
“The Invisible War,” Written by Kirby Dick; Cinedigm Entertainment Group
“Mea Maxima Culpa:” Silence in the House of God, Written by Alex Gibney; HBO Documentary Films
“Searching for Sugar Man,” Written by Malik Bendejelloul; Sony Pictures Classics
“We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists,” Written by Brian Knappenberger; Cinetic Media
“West of Memphis,” Written by Amy Berg & Billy McMillin; Sony Pictures Classics

Full article at: Celebrity Gossip


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