The Writers Guild of America has announced their nominees for 2015’s finest achievements in screenwriting.
Perhaps the most pleasant surprise among the bunch is Amy Schumer’s hit comedy Trainwreck scoring a Best Original Screenplay nomination. Does this mean that Schumer will follow in the same footsteps of comedian Kristen Wiig, who received a screenplay Oscar nomination for Bridesmaids?
Check out the full list of nominees below:
Best Original Screenplay:
Bridge of Spies: Written by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Sicario: Written by Taylor Sheridan
Spotlight: Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
Straight Outta Compton: Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by
S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff
Trainwreck: Written by Amy Schumer
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short: Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay; Based on the Book by Michael Lewis
Carol: Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy; Based on the Novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith
The Martian: Screenplay by Drew Goddard; Based on the Novel by Andy Weir
Steve Jobs: Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin; Based on the Book by Walter Isaacson
Trumbo: Written by John McNamara; Based on the Biography by Bruce Cook
Best Documentary Screenplay
Being Canadian: Written by Robert Cohen
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief: Written by Alex Gibney
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck: Written by Brett Morgen
Prophet’s Prey: Written by Amy J. Berg
The WGA winners will be announced on February 13, 2016.