WGA Awards: List of Winners
Writers Guild Awards 2014 Date Announced
History as re-created by Lincoln, recent events as dramatized by Zero Dark Thirty, offbeat romance as captured in Silver Linings Playbook and Moonrise Kingdom and even sci-fi as imagined in Looper all are represented among the film nominees for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards, which are being handed out Sunday night.
Among the top TV nominees are Breaking Bad (best drama, with four individual episodes called out), Modern Family (best comedy, with three individual episodes up for an award) and Girls -- the only freshman to nominated for both new series and best in its category (comedy).
Winners will be honored by the WGA West and the WGA East during simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York. Castle star Nathan Fillion is hosting.
The Hollywood Reporter will update the following list of winners as they are announced (winners' named are in red and marked with an asterisk).
Flight, written by John Gatins; Paramount Pictures
Looper, written by Rian Johnson; TriStar Pictures
The Master, written by Paul Thomas Anderson; The Weinstein Co.
Moonrise Kingdom, written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola; Focus Features
Zero Dark Thirty, written by Mark Boal; Columbia Pictures
Argo, Screenplay by Chris Terrio; based on a selection from The Master of Disguise by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired magazine article “The Great Escape” by Joshuah Bearman; Warner Bros. Pictures
Life of Pi, screenplay by David Magee; based on the novel by Yann Martel; 20th Century Fox
Lincoln, screenplay by Tony Kushner; based in part on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin; DreamWorks Pictures
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, screenplay by Stephen Chbosky; based on his book; Summit Entertainment
Silver Linings Playbook, screenplay by David O. Russell; based on the novel by Matthew Quick; The Weinstein Co.
The Central Park Five, written by Sarah Burns and David McMahon and Ken Burns; Sundance Selects
The Invisible War, written by Kirby Dick; Cinedigm Entertainment Group
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, written by Alex Gibney; HBO Documentary Films
Searching for Sugar Man, written by Malik Bendejelloul; Sony Pictures Classics
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, written by Brian Knappenberger; Cinetic Media
West of Memphis, written by Amy Berg & Billy McMillin; Sony Pictures Classics
Boardwalk Empire, Written by Dave Flebotte, Diane Frolov, Chris Haddock, Rolin Jones, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Andrew Schneider, David Stenn, Terence Winter; HBO
Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett; AMC
Game of Thrones, Written by David Benioff, Bryan Cogman, George R. R. Martin, Vanessa Taylor, D.B. Weiss; HBO
Homeland, Written by Henry Bromell, Alexander Cary, Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Chip Johannessen, Meredith Stiehm; Showtime
Mad Men, Written by Lisa Albert, Semi Chellas, Jason Grote, Jonathan Igla, Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Brett Johnson, Janet Leahy, Victor Levin, Erin Levy, Frank Pierson, Michael Saltzman, Tom Smuts, Matthew Weiner; AMC