‘Get Out’ Wins Original Screenplay at the WGA Awards2 weeks ago by Jashua Larose in FILMS, Movie News
The Writers Guild of America Awards were given out on Sunday night at New York City and Beverly Hills, and the screenplay for Get Out and Call Me by Your Name both won according to Variety.
Get Out, written by Jordan Peele won for Original Screenplay category, which created quite a buzz last year for its “nuanced view of racism in contemporary America” says Variety. Peele, known from Comedy Central said “This was a passion project. It was something that I put my love into, I put my soul into, so getting this from you means so much” in his acceptance speech.
James Ivory’s script for the coming-of-age film Call Me by Your Name has won the award for best adapted screenplay.