Broadway could win big at the Writers Guild Awards! Tracy Letts' screen adaptation of August: Osage County, Bullets Over Broadway writer Woody Allen, Macbeth star Ethan Hawke and more have been recognized with 2014 WGA nominations. The 65th annual awards ceremony will be held February 1 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, CA.
The film adaptation of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway drama August: Osage County picked up a nod for Adapted Screenplay alongside Hawke and co-writers Richard Linklater and Julie Delpy for Before Midnight. Allen’s film Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett and two-time Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale, snagged a nomination for Original Screenplay.
Several TV series packed with Broadway stars also garnered nominations, including Mad Men, The Good Wife, Homeland, House of Cards and Mad Men for Drama Series, Modern Family and Orange is the New Black for Comedy Series, and Masters of Sex, Orange Is the New Black and House of Cards for New Series.
Congrats to the 2014 nominees!