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Miles Davis biopic will get WGA nomination – one day

script2 Now that the Writers Guild of America has announced their nominees for the 2009 Writers Guild Awards, what better time to spotlight Oscar-nominated screenwriting and producing duo, Chris Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele, the two men currently working on the script for the Miles Davis biopic.

Hopefully we’ll see the writing duo pull in countless nominations for their work on the Miles Davis movie, but for now a hearty congrats to this years’ WGA nominees:

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Burn After Reading – Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Milk – Written by Dustin Lance Black
Vicky Cristina Barcelona – Written by Woody Allen
The Visitor – Written by Tom McCarthy
The Wrestler – Written by Robert Siegel

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Screenplay by Eric Roth
The Dark Knight – Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan & Christopher Nolan
Doubt – Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley
Frost/Nixon – Screenplay by Peter Morgan
Slumdog Millionaire – Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story – Written by Stefan Forbes & Noland Walker
Chicago 10 – Written by Brett Morgen
Fuel – Written by Johnny O’Hara
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson – Screenplay by Alex Gibney
Waltz with Bashir – Written by Ari Folman

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