WGA Nominees, “Knight” Is Choice

The Writers Guild of America has announced its nominations for the 2009 Writers Guild Awards with various expected titles in key categories:

The Adapted Screenplay category: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, Doubt, Frost/Nixon and Slumdog Millionaire.

The Original Screenplay category: Burn After Reading, Milk, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Visitor and The Wrestler.

Meanwhile the American Society of Cinematographers have announced the nominees for their top honor with “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “The Dark Knight”, “The Reader”, “Revolutionary Road” and “Slumdog Millionaire” all competing.

Finally, “The Dark Knight” scored five People’s Choice awards at a ceremony last night including the top honor of ‘favorite movie’.