American Hustle, Her Among Nominees for 2014 Writers Guild Award

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<em>American Hustle</em>, <em>Her</em> Among Nominees for 2014 Writers Guild Award

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the Writers Guild Awards, which honor winners in three categories: Original screenplay, adapted screenplay, and documentary screenplay. American Hustle and Her are among the original screenplay nominees, while Wolf of Wall Street and Captain Phillips highlight the adapted screenplays. In the documentary category, Canadian actor/director Sarah Polley was nominated for Stories We Tell.

The full list of nominees is below, and note that several films (notably 12 Years a Slave, Philomena and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) aren’t eligible due to strict qualifying rules based on affiliation with the WGA.

Original Screenplay:

American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen
Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack
Her, Written by Spike Jonze
Nebraska, Written by Bob Nelson

Adapted Screenplay:

August: Osage County, Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play
Before Midnight, Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan
Captain Phillips, Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty
Lone Survivor, Written by Peter Berg; Based on the book by Marcus Lutrell with Patrick Robinson
The Wolf of Wall Street, Screenplay by Terence Winter; Based on the book by Jordan Belfort

Documentary Screenplay:

Dirty Wars, Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker
Herblock – The Black & The White, Written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens
No Place on Earth, Written by Janet Tobias & Paul Laikin
Stories We Tell, Written by Sarah Polley
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, Written by Alex Gibney

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