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Scripter Nominations with Seven Adaptations – Call Me By Your Name, Mudbound, Wonder Woman Make the List!

The USC Scripter nominations have been released (Thanks Wayman!). The Scripter nominations adaptations that honor the original work and the adaptation of that work. Call Me By Your Name is expected to win this, but I would guess Mudbound could be competitive too – and they are:

Call Me By Your Name
(Sony Pictures Classics and Picador)
Screenwriter James Ivory and author Andreì Aciman

The Disaster Artist
(A24 and Simon & Schuster)
Screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and authors Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell for their nonfiction book The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside ‘The Room,’ the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made”

Logan
(20th Century Fox and Marvel Comics)
Screenwriters Scott Frank, Michael Green and James Mangold, and authors Roy Thomas, Len Wein and John Romita Sr.

The Lost City of Z
(Amazon Studios and Simon & Schuster)
Screenwriter James Gray and author David Grann

Molly’s Game
(STX Entertainment and Dey Street Books)
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and author Molly Bloom

Mudbound
(Netflix and Algonquin Books)
Screenwriters Virgil Williams and Dee Rees and author Hillary Jordan

Wonder Woman
(Warner Bros. and DC Comics)
Screenwriter Allan Heinberg and author William Moulton Marston

TV ADAPTATIONS

Alias Grace
(Netflix and Anchor)
Screenwriter Sarah Polley and author Margaret Atwood

Big Little Lies
(HBO and Berkley)
David E. Kelley, for the episode “You Get What You Need,” and author Liane Moriarty

Genius
(National Geographic and Simon & Schuster)
Noah Pink and Ken Biller for the episode “Einstein: Chapter One,” and author Walter Isaacson for his book Einstein: His Life and Word

The Handmaid’s Tale
(Hulu and Anchor)
Bruce Miller for the episode “Offred,” and author Margaret Atwood

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
(HBO and Broadway Books)
Peter Landesman, George C. Wolfe, and Alexander Woo, and author Rebecca Skloot

Mindhunter
(Netflix and Gallery Books)
Joe Penhall and Jennifer Haley for “Episode 10,” and authors John Douglas and Mark Olshaker for their nonfiction book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit