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"Zero Dark Thirty," "Lincoln" Among Film Nominees for WGA Awards

David James, SMPSP©DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC(NEW YORK) -- The Writers Guild of America has announced the film nominees for its 2013 awards ceremonies.

The contenders for best original screenplay are Zero Dark Thirty, The Master, Moonrise Kingdom, Flight and Looper.

The best adapted screenplay category features Lincoln, Argo, Silver Linings Playbook, Life of Pi and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

The nominees in the television categories were announced last month.

The 2013 Writers Guild of America Awards will be presented at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York on Feb. 17.

Here's a complete list of nominees:


Original Screenplay
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty

Adapted Screenplay
Life of Pi
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook

Documentary Screenplay
The Central Park Five
The Invisible War
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
Searching for Sugar Man
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
West of Memphis


Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire, HBO
Breaking Bad, AMC
Game of Thrones, HBO
Homeland, Showtime
Mad Men, AMC

Comedy Series

30 Rock, NBC
Girls, HBO
Louie, FX
Modern Family, ABC
Parks and Recreation, NBC

New Series
Girls, HBO
The Mindy Project, Fox
Nashville, ABC
The Newsroom, HBO
Veep, HBO

Episodic Drama
“Buyout,” Breaking Bad, AMC
“Dead Freight,” Breaking Bad, AMC
“Fifty-One,” Breaking Bad, AMC
“New Car Smell,” Homeland, Showtime
“The Other Woman,” Mad Men, AMC
“Say My Name,” Breaking Bad, AMC

Episodic Comedy
“The Debate,” Parks and Recreation, NBC
“Episode 9,” Episodes, Showtime
“Leap Day,” 30 Rock, NBC
“Little Bo Bleep,” Modern Family, ABC
“Mistery Date,” Modern Family, ABC
“Virgin Territory,” Modern Family, ABC

Long Form – Original
Hatfields and McCoys, Nights Two and Three, History Channel
Hemingway & Gelhorn, HBO
“Pilot,” Political Animals, USA

Long Form – Adapted
Coma, Nights 1 and 2, A&E
Game Change, HBO

“A Farewell to Arms,” Futurama, Comedy Central
“Forget-Me-Not,” Family Guy, Fox
“Holidays of Future Passed,” The Simpsons, Fox
“Ned and Edna’s Blend Agenda,” The Simpsons, Fox
“Treehouse of Horror XXIII,” The Simpsons, Fox

Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) – Series
The Colbert Report, Comedy Central
Conan, TBS
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central
Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC
Key & Peele, Comedy Central
Portlandia, IFC
Real Time with Bill Maher, HBO
Saturday Night Live, NBC

Comedy/Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes – Specials
66th Annual Tony Awards, CBS
2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, IFC
After the Academy Awards, ABC
National Memorial Day Concert, PBS

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