Lincoln Nominated for Writers Guild Award


Winners will be honored at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2013, during simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York. The full list of nominees follows.

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Flight, Written by John Gatins

Looper, Written by Rian Johnson

The Master, Written by Paul Thomas Anderson

Moonrise Kingdom, Written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola

Zero Dark Thirty, Written by Mark Boal

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

Life of Pi, Screenplay by David Magee; Based on the novel by Yann Marte

Lincoln, Screenplay by Tony Kushner; Based in part on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky; Based on his book

Silver Linings Playbook, Screenplay by David O. Russell; Based on the novel by Matthew Quick

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

The Central Park Five, Written by Sarah Burns and David McMahon and Ken Burns

The Invisible War, Written by Kirby Dick

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, Written by Alex Gibney

Searching for Sugar Man, Written by Malik Bendejelloul

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, Written by Brian Knappenberger

West of Memphis, Written by Amy Berg & Billy McMillin

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