The Writers Guild Of America West and East on Monday (7) announced their theatrical screenplay nominees with Golden Globe winner Green Book among the original screenplay contenders.
The original screenplay category includes Eighth Grade, A Quiet Place, ROMA, and Vice. Adapted screenplay nominees are BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, If Beale Street Could Talk, and A Star Is Born.
The documentary screenplay contenders are Bathtubs Over Broadway, Fahrenheit 11/9, Generation Wealth, and In Search Of Greatness.
Winners will be honoured at the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on February 17 at concurrent ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.
Eighth Grade, Bo Burnham (A24)
Green Book, Nick Vallelonga & Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly (Universal)
A Quiet Place, Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski. Story by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck (Paramount)
ROMA, Alfonso Cuarón (Netflix)
Vice, Adam McKay (Annapurna Pictures)
BlacKkKlansman, Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee. Based on the book by Ron Stallworth (Focus Features)
Black Panther, Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole. Based on the Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (Disney)
Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty. Based on the book by Lee Israel; (Fox Searchlight)
If Beale Street Could Talk, Barry Jenkins. Based on the novel by James Baldwin (Annapurna Pictures)
A Star Is Born, Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters. Based on the 1954 screenplay by Moss Hart and the 1976 screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson. Based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson; (Warner Bros)
Bathtubs Over Broadway, Ozzy Inguanzo & Dava Whisenant (Focus Features)
Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore (Briarcliff Entertainment)
Generation Wealth, Lauren Greenfield (Amazon Studios)
In Search Of Greatness, Gabe Polsky (Art of Sport)
Feature films eligible for a Writers Guild Award were exhibited theatrically for at least one week in Los Angeles during 2018.
They were written under the WGA’s Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) or under a bona fide collective bargaining agreement between affiliate international guilds. Theatrical screenplays produced under the jurisdiction of the WGA or an affiliate Guild must have been submitted for Writers Guild Awards consideration.
Documentaries eligible for a Writers Guild Award featured an on-screen writing credit and were exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles or New York for one week during 2018. Theatrical documentaries must have been produced under the jurisdiction of the WGA or an affiliate Guild to be eligible for awards consideration.