The scribes behind the films “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Palm Springs,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Sound of Metal” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” were nominated Tuesday for the Writers Guild of America Award for original screenplay.

For adapted screenplays, nominations went to the writers of “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “News of the World,” “One Night in Miami” and “The White Tiger.”

Documentary nominations went to “All In: The Fight for Democracy,” “The Dissident,” “Herb Alpert Is,” “Red Penguins” and “Totally Under Control.”

The WGA Awards will be presented March 21, likely in a virtual format. The awards are traditionally presented during concurrent ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

Nominations were announced earlier this month in the television categories.

Here is a complete list of nominations announced Tuesday:


— “Judas and the Black Messiah,” Screenplay by Will Berson & Shaka King, Story by Will Berson & Shaka King and Kenny Lucas & Keith Lucas; Warner Bros.

— “Palm Springs,” Screenplay by Andy Siara, Story by Andy Siara & Max Barbakow; Hulu

— “Promising Young Woman,” Written by Emerald Fennell; Focus Features

— “Sound of Metal,” Screenplay by Darius Marder & Abraham Marder, Story by Darius Marder & Derek Cianfrance; Amazon Studios

— “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” Written by Aaron Sorkin; Netflix


— “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” Screenplay by Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Swimer & Peter Baynham & Erica Rivinoja & Dan Mazer & Jena Friedman & Lee Kern, Story by Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Swimer & Nina Pedrad, Based on Characters Created by Sacha Baron Cohen; Amazon Studios

— “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” Screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Based on the Play Written by August Wilson; Netflix

— “News of the World,” Screenplay by Paul Greengrass and Luke Davies, Based upon the Novel by Paulette Jiles; Universal Pictures

— “One Night in Miami,” Screenplay by Kemp Powers, Based on the Stage Play “One Night in Miami” by Kemp Powers; Amazon Studios

— “The White Tiger,” Screenplay by Ramin Bahrani, Based on the Book “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga; Netflix


— “All In: The Fight for Democracy,” Written by Jack Youngelson; Amazon Studios

— “The Dissident,” Written by Mark Monroe and Bryan Fogel; Briarcliff Entertainment

— “Herb Alpert Is…,” Written by John Scheinfeld; Abramorama

— “Red Penguins,” Written by Gabe Polsky; Universal Pictures

— “Totally Under Control,” Written by Alex Gibney; Neon

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