Fresh off their Golden Globe win, the writers of the 1960s race-relations road-trip film “Green Book” were among the nominees announced Monday for the Writers Guild of America Award for best original screenplay.

The film was written by director Peter Farrelly, Brian Currie and Nick Vallelonga, whose father Tony was the subject of “Green Book” — a white New York nightclub bouncer who works as a bodyguard for a black pianist during a tour of the 1960s Deep South.

Also nominated for the WGA’s original screenplay prize were the writers of “Eighth Grade,” “A Quiet Place,” “Roma” and “Vice.”

For adapted screenplay, nominations went to the writing teams behind “BlacKkKlansman,” “Black Panther,” “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “A Star is Born.”

The WGA honors will be handed out Feb. 17 at concurrent ceremonies held in Beverly Hills and New York. The nominations for television, radio and promotional writing were announced in December.

Here is a complete list of WGA nominations announced Monday.


— “Eighth Grade,” Written by Bo Burnham; A24

— “Green Book,” Written by Nick Vallelonga & Brian Currie & Peter Farrelly; Universal Pictures

— “A Quiet Place,” Screenplay by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski, Story by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck; Paramount Pictures

— “Roma,” Written by Alfonso Cuaron; Netflix

— “Vice,” Written by Adam McKay; Annapurna Pictures


— “Blackkklansman,” Written by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee, Based on the book by Ron Stallworth; Focus Features

— “Black Panther,” Written by Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole, Based on the Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

— “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Based on the book by Lee Israel; Fox Searchlight

— “If Beale Street Could Talk,” Screenplay by Barry Jenkins, Based on the novel by James Baldwin; Annapurna Pictures

— “A Star is Born,” Screenplay by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters, Based on the 1954 screenplay by Moss Hart and the 1976 screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson, Based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson; Warner Bros.


— “Bathtubs Over Broadway,” Written by Ozzy Inguanzo & Dava Whisenant; Focus Features

— “Fahrenheit 11/9,” Written by Michael Moore; Briarcliff Entertainment

— “Generation Wealth,” Written by Lauren Greenfield; Amazon Studios

— “In Search of Greatness,” Written by Gabe Polsky; Art of Sport


— “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey,” Associate Narrative Directors Matthew Zagurak, Joel Janisse, James Richard Mittag; Narrative Director Melissa MacCoubrey; Story by Jonathan Dumont, Melissa MacCoubrey, Hugo Giard; Scriptwriters Madeleine Hart, Betty Robertson, Jesse Scoble, Diana Sherman, Kelly Bender, Jojo Chia, Ian Fun, Zachary M. Parris, Ken Williamson, Daniel Bingham, Jordan Lemos, Simon Mackenzie, Katelyn MacMullin, Susan Patrick, Alissa Ralph, Stephen Rhodes; Team Lead Writer Sam Gill; AI Writers Jonathan Flieger, Kimberly Ann Sparks; Ubisoft Quebec

— “Batman: The Enemy Within, Episode 5-Same Stitch,” Lead Writer James Windeler; Written by Meghan Thornton, Ross Beeley, Lauren Mee; Story by Meghan Thornton, Michael Kirkbride; Telltale Games

— “God of War,” Written by Matt Sophos, Richard Zangrande Gaubert, Cory Barlog; Story and Narrative Design Lead Matt Sophos; Story and Narrative Design Richard Zangrande Gaubert; Narrative Design Orion Walker, Adam Dolin; Sony Interactive Entertainment

— “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” Story Lead Jon Paquette; Writers Benjamin Arfmann, Kelsey Beachum; Co-Written by Christos Gage; Additional Story Contributions by Dan Slott; Insomniac Games & Sony Interactive Entertainment

— “Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire,” Narrative Designers Alex Scokel, Eric Fenstermaker, Kate Dollarhyde, Megan Starks, Olivia Veras, Paul Kirsch; Additional Writing Tony Evans, John Schmautz, Casey Hollingshead, Nitai Poddar; Narrative Design Leads Carrie Patel, Josh Sawyer; Obsidian Entertainment

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