American Hustle & Nebraska up for top screenplay prize

American Hustle, Nebraska, Before Midnight and Captain Phillips have been named among the top screenplays of 2013 by the Writers Guild of America. American Hustle, Blue Jasmine, Dallas Buyers Club, Her and Nebraska will compete for the WGA’s Best Original Screenplay prize next month (Feb14), while August: Osage County, Before Midnight, Captain Phillips, Lone Survivor and The Wolf of Wall Street are all up for the Best Adapted Screenplay trophy.
Dirty Wars, Herblock – The Black & The White, No Place on Earth, Stories We Tell and We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks will compete for the Best Documentary Screenplay.
The awards will be handed out at simultaneous gala ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on 1 February (14).