2010 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

By Jan 12, 2010 Comment (0)

WGA logoWriters Guild of America has announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during the past year.

There are three categories of nominees: original, adapted and documentary.

The winners will be announced on Saturday, February 20th, from a ceremony in Los Angeles and New York.

Last year’s winners were “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Milk.” Both movies later won an Oscar.

Check out the list of nominees:

Original Screenplay

“500 Days of Summer” – Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
“Avatar” – Written by James Cameron
“The Hangover” – Written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore
“The Hurt Locker” – Written by Mark Boal
“A Serious Man” – Written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Adapted Screenplay

“Crazy Heart” – Screenplay by Scott Cooper; Based on the novel by Thomas Cobb
“Julie & Julia” – Screenplay by Nora Ephron; Based on the books Julie & Julia by Julie Powell and My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme
“Precious” – Screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher; Based on the novel “Push” by Sapphire
“Star Trek” – Written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman; Based upon Star Trek, Created by Gene Roddenberry
“Up in the Air” – Screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner; Based upon the novel by Walter Kirn

Documentary Screenplay

“Against the Tide” – Screenplay by Richard Trank
“Capitalism: A Love Story” – Written by Michael Moore
“The Cove” – Written by Mark Monroe
“Earth Days” – Written by Robert Stone
“Good Hair” – Written by Chris Rock, Jeff Stilson, Lance Crouther and Chuck Sklar
“Soundtrack for a Revolution” – Written by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman

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