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"Writers Guild Award 2012 Nominations"The Writers Guild Award 2012 nominations have been announced for three parts of screenplays on Thursday, which will be held in February 2012.

The Writers Guild Award 2012 nominations for three different kinds of screenplays have been announced on Thursday, January 5, 2012. The three kinds of screenplays are ‘Best Original’, ‘Best Adapted’ and ‘Best Documentary Screenplay’. The movie ‘Young Adult’ has bagged a slot in the category of ‘Original Screenplay’ that was written by Diablo Cody, an Oscar winning scribe. Besides, ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘50/50’, ‘Mid Night in Paris’ and ‘Win Win’ also managed to get the slots in the category.

As for ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’ category, ‘The Descendants’, ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ ‘Hugo’, ‘The Help’ and ‘Moneyball’ got the place in the category who will be competing to win the award. Scribes such as Steven Zaillian, Alexander Payne, John Logan, Tate Taylor and others got the spot to win the award. Meanwhile, ‘Better This World’, ‘Pina’, ‘Senna’, ‘Position Among the Stars’ bagged the place for the award in ‘Best Documentary Screenplay’ category.

However, ‘The Artist’ which was critically acclaimed and seems like Oscar contender failed to get the slot. It was joined by the movies like ‘Drive’, ‘The Iron Lady’, ‘War horse’ and ‘My Week with Marilyn’ also failed to get the place. The winners of Writers Guild Award 2012 will be announced during a ceremony, which will be held in New York City and Los Angeles on February 19, 2012.

Check out the complete list of Writers Guild Award 2012 Nominations:

Best Original Screenplay:

1. “50/50″ – Written by Will Reiser

2. “Bridesmaids” – Written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig

3. “Midnight in Paris” – Written by Woody Allen

4. “Win Win” – Screenplay by Thomas McCarthy; Story by Thomas McCarthy and Joe Tibon

5. “Young Adult” – Written by Diablo Cody
Best Adapted Screenplay:

1. “The Descendants” – Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash; Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemming

2. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)” – Screenplay by Steven Zaillian; Based on the novel by Stieg Larsson

3. “The Help” – Screenplay by Tate Taylor; Based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett

4. “Hugo” – Screenplay by John Logan; Based on the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

5. “Moneyball” – Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin; Story by Stan Chervin; Based on the book by Michael Lewis
Best Documentary Screenplay:

1. “Better This World” – Written by Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega

2. “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front” – Written by Marshall Curry and Matthew Hamachek

3. “Nostalgia for the Light” – Written by Patricio Guzman

4. “Pina” – Screenplay by Wim Wenders

5. “Position Among the Stars” – Script by Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich, Leonard Retel Helmrich

6. “Senna” – Written by Manish Pandey

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