Woody Allen, Coen Brothers Among SCREENWRITERS CHOICE AWARD Nominees

Woody Allen and Joel and Ethan Coen are among the nominees in the original screenplay category of the Screenwriters Choice Awards. The nominations were announced today, Thursday, December 19th.

The writers were acknowledged for their respective works Blue Jasmine" and "Inside Llewyn Davis". Others recognized included Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron for "Gravity", Bob Nelson for "Nebraska" and Spike Jonze for "Her".

The winners will be honored at the ninth Final Draft Awards to be held Jan. 7, at the Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot, after online voting by Final Draft users. Writer-director and producer Nancy Meyers was announced as this year's inductee into the group's hall of fame and will be honored at the event.

A full list of nominees follows:

Best Original Screenplay

Blue Jasmine - Woody Allen

Gravity - Alfonso Cuaron & Jonas Cuaron

Her - Spike Jonze

Inside Llewyn Davis - Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Nebraska - Bob Nelson

Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years a Slave - John Ridley (based on the book Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup)

Before Midnight - Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke (based on characters created by Linklater and Kim Krizan)

Captain Phillips - Billy Ray (based on the book A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips & Stephan Talty)

Philomena - Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope (based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee byMartin Sixsmith)

The Wolf of Wall Street - Terence Winter (based on the book The Wolf of Wall Street by JordanBelfort)

Best TV Comedy

Arrested Development - Mitchell Hurwitz (series creator)

Girls - Lena Dunham (series creator)

Modern Family - Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd (series creators)

Parks and Recreation - Greg Daniels, Michael Schur (series creators)

Veep - Armando Iannucci (series creator)

Best TV Drama

Breaking Bad - Vince Gilligan (series creator)

Downton Abbey - Julian Fellowes (series creator)

Game of Thrones - David Benioff, D.B. Weiss (series creators)

House of Cards - Beau Willimon (series creator)

Mad Men - Matthew Weiner (series creator)

Source: The Hollywood Reporter




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