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Writers Guild announces best screenplay nominees

2016-01-07 20:00

Los Angeles — Spotlight is dominating awards season, but the Writers Guild has recognised a diverse slate of films, including Trainwreck and Straight Outta Compton.

The organisation on Wednesday announced its selections for the best in original and adapted screenplays.

Nominated for original screenplay are Amy Schumer for her bawdy comedy Trainwreck; Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff for the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton; Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy for Spotlight; Taylor Sheridan for Sicario; and Matt Charman, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen for Bridge of Spies."

Those vying for best adapted screenplay are Aaron Sorkin for Steve Jobs, Phyllis Nagy for Carol, Drew Goddard for The Martian, John McNamara for Trumbo, and Charles Randolph and Adam McKay for The Big Short.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on 13 February. 

Read more on:    awards season 2016  |  movies


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