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Nominations announced for upcoming WGA Awards

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It’s that time of the year, the Writers Guild of America Awards nominations are here.  The nominations will highlight the screenwriting, television new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing for 2023.

A few surprise nominations included “Air,” “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret,” and “Nyad”. While on the other hand, expected WGA nominations included the likes of Oscar-nominated screenplays “Barbie”, “The Holdovers”, “May December”, and “Killers of the Flower Moon”.

Members of the Writers Guild of America can start casting their ballots starting February 23 and must be concluded by March 8. Furthermore, the WGA Awards will be taking place on April 14 at the Hollywood Palladium (Los Angeles) and Edison Ballroom (New York City).

Some categories for nominations are below:

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Air, Written by Alex Convery; Amazon MGM Studios

Barbie, Written by Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach; Warner Bros. Pictures

The Holdovers, Written by David Hemingson; Focus Features

May December, Screenplay by Samy Burch, Story by Samy Burch & Alex Mechanik; Netflix

Past Lives, Written by Celine Song; A24

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

American Fiction, Screenplay by Cord Jefferson, Based upon the novel Erasure by Percival Everett; Amazon MGM Studios

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret., Screenplay by Kelly Fremon Craig, Based on the book by Judy Blume; Lionsgate

Killers of the Flower Moon, Screenplay by Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, Based on the book by David Grann; Apple Original Films

Nyad, Screenplay by Julia Cox, Based on the book Find a Way by Diana Nyad; Netflix

Oppenheimer, Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, Based on the book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin; Universal Pictures

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Bella!, Written by Jeff L. Lieberman; Re-Emerging Films

It Ain’t Over, Written by Sean Mullin; Sony Pictures Classics

The complete list can be found here.

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