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'Hustle,' 'Wolf' among Writers Guild nominations

The Writers Guild of America got into the film season action on Friday with its screen nominations.

Several film-season favorites, including “12 Years a Slave,” were not eligible under the writers organization’s rules. Films must be written by guild members or for productions made under one of several guild agreements.

The film nominees are:

Original screenplay

  • “American Hustle”; written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell;
  • “Blue Jasmine”; written by Woody Allen;
  • “Dallas Buyers Club”; written by Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack;
  • “Her”; written by Spike Jonze;
  • “Nebraska”; written by Bob Nelson.

Adapted screenplay

  • “August: Osage County”; Screenplay by Tracy Letts;
  • “Before Midnight”; written by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke;
  • “Captain Phillips”; screenplay by Billy Ray;
  • “Lone Survivor”; written by Peter Berg;
  • “The Wolf of Wall Street”; screenplay by Terence Winter.

Documentary screenplay

  • “Dirty Wars”; written by Jeremy Scahill and David Riker;
  • “Herblock – The Black & The White”; written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens;
  • “No Place on Earth”; written by Janet Tobias and Paul Laikin;
  • “Stories We Tell”; written by Sarah Polley;
  • “We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks”; written by Alex Gibney.

TV nominations

TV nominations had been previously announced and include “Breaking Bad,” “30 Rock,” “Homeland,” “House of Cards,” “Ornage is the New Black” and “Modern Family.”

A complete list of TV nominees can be seen here:

http://www.wga.org/wga-awards/nominees-winners.aspx

The awards will be handed out Feb. 1.

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