Women Talking–2

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Women Talking

The 2023 Writers Guild Of America (EGA) screenplay nominations have been announced and the field includes Jordan Peele’s Nope in the original category, Sarah Polley’s Women Talking in adapted, and Brett Morgen’s Moonage Daydream in documentary.

Besides the aforementioned, anticipated heavyweight nominees include The Fablemans by Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, Everything Everywhere All At Once by the Daniels, Tár by Todd Field, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever by Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery by Rian Johnson.

Winners will be honored at concurrent 2023 Writers Guild Awards ceremonies hosted by the East and West coast chapters on March 5.

Full nominees appear below.


Original screenplay

Everything Everywhere All At Once, Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert; A24

The Fabelmans, Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner; Universal Pictures

The Menu, Seth Reiss & Will Tracy; Searchlight Pictures

Nope, Jordan Peele; Universal Pictures

Tár, Todd Field; Focus Features


Adapted screenplay

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole, Story by Ryan Coogler, based on the Marvel Comics; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Rian Johnson; Netflix

She Said, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, based on the New York Times investigation by Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey and Rebecca Corbett and the book She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey; Universal Pictures

Top Gun: Maverick, Screenplay Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie, story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks, based on characters created by Jim Cash & Jack Epps, Jr.; Paramount Pictures

Women Talking, Sarah Polley, based upon the book by Miriam Toews; Orion Pictures/MGM 


Documentary screenplay

2nd Chance, Ramin Bahrani; Showtime Documentary Films

Downfall: The Case Against Boeing, Mark Bailey & Keven McAlester; Netflix

Last Flight Home, Ondi Timoner; MTV Documentary Films

Moonage Daydream, Brett Morgen; Neon

¡Viva Maestro!, Theodore Braun; Greenwich Entertainment

To be eligible features must have been exhibited theatrically for at least one week in Los Angeles from January 1–December 31, 2022 and written under the WGA’s Minimum Basic Agreement or under a bona fide collective bargaining agreement of affiliate guilds in Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, India, France, Israel, Quebec and Germany.