Lookin’ bright for The Dark Knight


Both branches of the  Writers Guild of America as well as the Producers Guild have voted The Dark Knight one of the best films of the year—which only means a better chance for the film at the Oscars. All right, that’s what we geeks like to hear!

Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award (which basically means Best Picture)
Slumdog Millionaire
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight

The WGA Award nominations follow:

Best Adapted Screenplay:
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Screenplay by Eric Roth; Screen Story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord; Based on the Short Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Dark Knight, Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan; Story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer; Based on Characters Appearing in Comic Books Published by DC Comics; Batman Created by Bob Kane
Doubt, Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley, Based on his Stage Play
Frost/Nixon, Screenplay by Peter Morgan, Based on his Stage Play
Slumdog Millionaire, Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, Based on the Novel Q and A by Vikas Swarup

The Producers Guild Award winners will be announced January 24th. For the Writers Guild Awards, it’s February 7. Eeee, keep those fingers crossed! 😀

See more of the nominations on /Film.

Fan-made “For Your Consideration” posters


4 Responses to “Lookin’ bright for The Dark Knight”

  1. The Screen Actors Guild and the Directors Guild have also nominated The Dark Knight. It’s looking pretty good for Nolan and company and it would be a big break through for the superhero genre if The Dark Knight gets some wins. (fingers crossed)

  2. I heard! Hooray! 🙂

    Toes crossed, too!

  3. Oh, and the American Society of Cinematographers nominated it too. With all those nominations you would think it would have to get a couple of Oscars.

  4. Whooo!

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