LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Peele’s social satire horror “Get Out” and James Ivory’s adaptation of the coming-of-age novel “Call Me By Your Name” have won the top honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Peele won the prize for best original screenplay and Ivory for adapted at the Writers Guild Awards held in Los Angeles and New York Sunday night.
“Get Out” and “Call Me By Your Name” are also nominated for original and adapted screenplay Oscars.
The Writers Guild also gave Brett Morgen the best documentary screenplay award for “Jane.”
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged
- He threw away a napkin at a hockey game. It was used to charge him in a 1993 murder.
- Obama quietly gives advice to 2020 Democrats, but no endorsement
- Amid Trump’s crackdown, thousands of asylum-seekers on the border are giving up
- Fire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump's California visit WATCH
In television, “The Handmaid’s Tale” won best drama series and best new series, “Veep” got best comedy series.
“Big Little Lies” won best adapted long form.