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WGA Awards Film Nominations: ‘West Side Story’, ‘Dune’, ‘Licorice Pizza’, ‘French Dispatch’ & More

The Writers Guild of The United States has penciled within the film nominees for its 74th annual WGA Awards, which is ready to be digital again this one year.

The Long-established Screenplay category will witness the scribes on the lend a hand of Being the Ricardos, Don’t See Up, The French Dispatch, King Richard and Licorice Pizza vying for the hardware.

The Tailored Screenplay bustle could be among CODA, Dune, Nightmare Alley, tick, tick…BOOM! and West Aspect Story.

On the documentary aspect, Being Cousteau, Exposing Muybridge and Adore a Rolling Stone will combat it out for the WGA trophy.

Be taught about the entire checklist of nominated writers and screenplays below.

Winners could be feted on the joint 2022 WGA Awards on Sunday, March 20 — the finest majors awards point to before the 94th Oscars. This one year’s eligibility period is March 1-December 31, 2021.

Read the WGA’s TV nominations here.

The WGAs honor prominent fulfillment for authentic and adapted screenplays and documentary films, nonetheless some awards-contending scripts are ineligible due to WGA guidelines. It’s essentially the most efficient guild that requires a movie to were produced below its Minimal Frequent Settlement so as to be eligible. These guidelines (read them here) kept a pair of 2022 awards-season regulars out of the mix currently. Amongst them are Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast for Long-established Screenplay and Jane Campion’s The Energy of the Dogs for Tailored — scripts that could be entrance-runners for the Oscar in their respective classes.

Amongst the opposite ineligible screenplays in Long-established are A Hero, Pig, Mass, Parallel Mothers, Jockey, Fly, The Hand of God, Annette, I’m Your Man and Palme d’Or winner Titane. Within the Tailored category, the ineligibles additionally consist of The Lost Daughter, Drive My Automobile, Passing, Cyrano and the one year’s top possible-grossing film Spider Man: No Manner Dwelling.

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Here is the entire checklist of nominations for the 74th annual Writers Guild Awards:


Being the Ricardos, Written by Aaron Sorkin; Amazon Studios

Don’t See Up, Screenplay by Adam McKay, Story by Adam McKay & David Sirota; Netflix

The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Solar, Screenplay by Wes Anderson, Story by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola & Hugo Guinness & Jason Schwartzman; Searchlight Photos

King Richard, Written by Zach Baylin; Warner Bros. Photos

Licorice Pizza, Written by Paul Thomas Anderson; United Artists


CODA, Screenplay by Siân Heder, Based completely on the Long-established Motion Characterize La Famille Belier Directed by Eric Lartigau, Written by Victoria Bedos, Stanislas Carree de Malberg, Eric Lartigau and Thomas Bidegain; Apple

Dune, Screenplay by Jon Spaihts and Denis Villeneuve and Eric Roth, Based completely on the unconventional Dune Written by Frank Herbert; Warner Bros. Photos

Nightmare Alley, Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro & Kim Morgan, Based completely on the New by William Lindsay Gresham; Searchlight Photos

tick…tick…BOOM!, Screenplay by Steven Levenson, Based completely on the play by Jonathan Larson; Netflix

West Aspect Story, Screenplay by Tony Kushner, Based completely on the Stage Play, E book by Arthur Laurents, Song by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Play Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; 20th Century Studios


Being Cousteau, Written by Tag Monroe & Pax Wasserman; Nationwide Geographic

Exposing Muybridge, Written by Marc Shaffer; Inside Out Media

Adore a Rolling Stone: The Life & Events of Ben Fong-Torres, Written by Suzanne Joe Kai; StudioLA.TV

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