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Mon Mar 22, 2021, 03:23 AM

'Promising Young Woman' + 'Borat' Emerge as Winners at 73rd WGA Awards

Source: Backstage

In a pre-taped, abbreviated ceremony representative of this atypical film and guilds awards season, the 2021 Writers Guild Awards were presented virtually March 21. The 73rd annual ceremony from the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) highlighted the guild’s selections for the strongest film and television screenplays of the past year, locking another awards puzzle piece into place ahead of the Oscars.

Following up on her stellar showing of six nominations on the Academy Awards’ recently announced list, Emerald Fennell took home the WGA’s original film screenplay prize for Focus Features’ “Promising Young Woman.” The feminist revenge thriller starring Carey Mulligan has also been nominated at the Directors Guild Awards for Fennell’s direction and at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (where Fennell is also, incidentally, recognized for acting as part of the drama ensemble on “The Crown”).

Read more: https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/73rd-wga-writers-guild-awards-2021-winners-recap-72899/

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Mon Mar 22, 2021, 10:28 AM

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