"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," "1917," "Marriage Story," "Parasite" Among Writers Guild Award Nominees
Noah Harpster (l) and Micah Fitzerman-Blue, nominated for a Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Screenplay on the strength of "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
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Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) have unveiled nominations for outstanding achievement in feature screenwriting during 2019. Winners will be honored at the 2020 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 1, at concurrent ceremonies in New York City and Los Angeles.

Up for Original Screenplay honors are 1917, Booksmart, Knives Out, Marriage Story and Parasite.

Nominated for best Adapted Screenplay distinction are A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker and Little Women.

In the running for the Documentary Screenplay honor are Citizen K, Foster, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People, and The Kingmaker.

Here’s a full rundown of feature nominees:

1917, Written by Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns; Universal Pictures

Booksmart, Written by Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins and Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman; United Artists Releasing

Knives Out, Written by Rian Johnson; Lionsgate

Marriage Story, Written by Noah Baumbach; Netflix

Parasite, Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, Story by Bong Joon Ho; Neon

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, Inspired by the Article “Can You Say…Hero?” by Tom Junod; TriStar Pictures

The Irishman, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, Based upon the Book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt; Netflix

Jojo Rabbit, Screenplay by Taika Waititi, Based on the book Caging Skies by Christine Leunens; Fox Searchlight

Joker, Written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver, Based on Characters from DC Comics; Warner Bros. Pictures

Little Women, Screenplay by Greta Gerwig, Based on the Novel by Louisa May Alcott; Sony Pictures

Citizen K, Written by Alex Gibney; Greenwich Entertainment

Foster, Written by Mark Jonathan Harris; HBO Documentary Films

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Written by Alex Gibney; HBO Documentary Films

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People, Written by Robert Seidman & Oren Rudavsky; First Run Features

The Kingmaker, Written by Lauren Greenfield; Showtime Documentary Films


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