'District 9,' 'Star Trek' score Producers Guild nods
District 9 and Star Trek made it onto the Producers Guild list of 10 nominees alongside Oscar frontrunners Avatar, Up in the Air, and The Hurt Locker. I managed to predict 9 of the 10 nominees correctly — I had Julie & Julia instead of District 9. Here are the nominees:
The Hurt Locker
Up in the Air
Today’s news means that District and Trek are true contenders for those last two Best Picture slots, despite the huge success of that other sci-fi crowd pleaser, Avatar. Left off the PGA list, by the way: A Serious Man, The Messenger, It’s Complicated, and Nine. Their animated nominees are 9, Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Princess and the Frog, and Up. For Documentary, it’s Burma VJ, The Cove, Sergio, and Soundtrack for a Revolution.
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