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Lincoln and Argo earn Writers Guild nominations

Two dramas earned nominations from the Writers Guild for outstanding screen writing

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  • Published: 14:22 January 5, 2013
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‘Lincoln’ and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ are adding to their front-runner status for Hollywood’s awards season.

The two dramas earned nominations from the Writers Guild on Friday for outstanding screen writing.

‘Lincoln’ is up for adapted screenplay, along with ‘Argo’;‘Silver Linings Playbook’; ‘Life of Pi’ and ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower.’

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ was nominated for original screenplay, along with ‘Flight’; ‘Looper’; ‘The Master’ and ‘Moonrise Kingdom.’

In the documentary category, ‘The Central Park Five’; ‘The Invisible War’; ‘Mea Maxima Culpa’; ‘West of Memphis’; ‘We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists,’ and ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ earned nominations.

Winners will be announced during simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on February 17.

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