The Writers Guild of America announced its 2016 screenplay nominations, honoring a mix of the season’s biggest comedies and dramas, including Trainwreck, The Martian, and Straight Outta Compton.
The WGA nominates screenplays in three categories: Original, Adapted, and Documentary. In the last 10 years, seven WGA Original Screenplay winners went on to win the Best Original Screenplay Oscar and eight WGA Adapted Screenplay winners won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Nominees had to screen for at least a week in Los Angeles during 2015, been written under certain WGA affiliations or membership requirements, and have been submitted for consideration. Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight was not eligible for the WGA Awards, along with a slew of others that include Inside Out, Mad Max: Fury Road, Room, The Danish Girl, and Brooklyn.
Check out the full list of nominees below. The winners will be announced at presentations in Los Angeles and New York on Feb. 13.
Best Original Screenplay
Bridge of Spies, Written by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Sicario, Written by Taylor Sheridan
Spotlight, Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
Straight Outta Compton, Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff
Trainwreck, Written by Amy Schumer
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Big Short, Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay; Based on the Book by Michael Lewis
Carol, Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy; Based on the Novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith
The Martian, Screenplay by Drew Goddard; Based on the Novel by Andy Weir
Steve Jobs, Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin; Based on the Book by Walter Isaacson
Trumbo, Written by John McNamara; Based on the Biography by Bruce Cook
Best Documentary Screenplay
Being Canadian, Written by Robert Cohen
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Written by Alex Gibney
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Written by Brett Morgen
Prophet’s Prey, Written by Amy J. Berg