Avatar, Hurt Locker Lead Oscar Race

Posted on February 2, 2010

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning by Anne Hathaway. Here are the nominees for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay:

Adapted screenplay:

  • District 9 (Sony Pictures Releasing), Written by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell
  • An Education (Sony Pictures Classics), Screenplay by Nick Hornby
  • In the Loop (IFC Films), Screenplay by Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
  • Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (Lionsgate), Screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher
  • Up in the Air (Paramount in association with Cold Spring Pictures and DW Studios) , Screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

    Original screenplay:

  • The Hurt Locker (Summit Entertainment), Written by Mark Boal
  • Inglourious Basterds (The Weinstein Company), Written by Quentin Tarantino
  • The Messenger (Oscilloscope Laboratories), Written by Alessandro Camon & Oren Moverman
  • A Serious Man (Focus Features), Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • Up (Walt Disney), Screenplay by Bob Peterson, Pete Docter, Story by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy

    Photo: Todd Wawrychuk/©A.M.P.A.S.

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