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'American Hustle,' 'Her' and 'Wolf' Vying for Writers Guild Screenplay Honors; '12 Years' Not Eligible

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire January 3, 2014 at 1:19PM

The Writers Guild of America today announced the nominations for their 2014 Writers Guild Awards. "American Hustle," "Her," "Blue Jasmine" and "Wolf of Wall Street" are all up for awards. Most notably though, John Ridley's script for "12 Years a Slave" was shut out of the competition.
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"The Wolf of Wall Street."

The Writers Guild of America today announced the nominations for their 2014 Writers Guild Awards. "American Hustle," "Her," "Blue Jasmine" and "Wolf of Wall Street" are all up for awards. In case you're wondering why John Ridley's script for "12 Years a Slave" was shut out of the competition, it's because it (along with a slew of others) were deemed not eligible.

Winners will be honored at the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City. Full nominee list below:

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures 

Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics 

Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features

Her, Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.

Nebraska, Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

August: Osage County, Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company

Before Midnight, Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Classics

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; Columbia Pictures

Lone Survivor, Written by Peter Berg; Based on the book by Marcus Lutrell with Patrick Robinson; Universal Pictures

The Wolf of Wall Street, Screenplay by Terence Winter; Based on the book by Jordan Belfort; Paramount Pictures

 

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Dirty Wars, Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker; Sundance Selects

Herblock – The Black & The White, Written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens; The Stevens Company

No Place on Earth, Written by Janet Tobias & Paul Laikin; Magnolia Pictures

Stories We Tell, Written by Sarah Polley; Roadside Attractions

We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks; Written by Alex Gibney; Focus Features

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