By Peter Knegt | Indiewire February 9, 2014 at 10:47PM
Here's our take on the best adapted screenplay category, where John Ridley's script for "12 Years a Slave" is a definite frontrunner. The potential upset is Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope for "Philomena," who beat Ridley at the admittedly more "Philomena"-friendly BAFTAs.
Nominees and predictions below. Check out all predictions in all the categories here.The nominees:
“Before Midnight” Written by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
“Captain Phillips” Screenplay by Billy Ray
“Philomena” Screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
“12 Years a Slave” Screenplay by John Ridley
“The Wolf of Wall Street” Screenplay by Terence Winter
Will win: “12 Years a Slave” Screenplay by John Ridley
Could win: “Philomena” Screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
Should win: “Before Midnight” Written by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
Shoulda been here: "Blue is the Warmest Color" Wriiten by Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix
Check out all predictions in all the categories here.
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