Wednesday, January 7, 2009

MILK writer nominated for WGA Award

Another award season update:

The openly gay screenwriter (and Executive Producer) of MILK - Dustin Lance Black - has just been nominated for a Writer's Guild Award.

The nominees for the category of original screenplay go to the scribes for

Milk
Burn After Reading
Vicky Christina Barcelona
The Visitor
The Wrestler





Best adapted screenplay nods went to the writers of:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Doubt
Frost/Nixon
Slumdog Millionaire


(pictured left, Black, nominated for MILK)

1 comment:

Daniel Frank said...

I saw MILK for the first time last night at the AFI screening. An AMAZING film. Dustin is VERY talented! (and dreamy) This award is so his.

Also congrats to Gus Van Sant who was nominated by the DGA.