February 12, 2018
‘Get Out’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Win Top Writers Guild Awards
The Writers Guild of America honored the best screenplays and television scripts of 2017 last night, with Get Out and Call Me By Your Name taking home top honors for the movie categories. Both winners are also nominees in the same respective categories for the Oscars this year, and the Academy could follow suit with their picks next month.
Get Out received the WGA Award for Best Original Screenplay, but this isn’t a guarantee that writer/director Jordan Peele will take the Oscar, since its main competition, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, was not qualified for a WGA nomination. The WGA winner has also won the Oscar 14 times in the last 20 years, with Moonlight winning for original at the WGAs and adapted at the Academy…