Oscar: “Best Original Screenplay” Predictions

6a00e54f8c25c9883401a511e5ea7d970c-550wiBest Original Screenplay

Richard Linklater – “Boyhood”
Wes Anderson, Hugh Guinness – “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicholas Giabone, Alejandro González Iñárritu – “Birdman”
E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman – “Foxcatcher”
Ava DuVernay, Paul Webb – “Selma”

Damien Chazelle – “Whiplash”
Mike Leigh – “Mr. Turner”
Chris Rock – “Top Five”
J.C. Chandor – “A Most Violent Year”
Scott Alexander, Larry Karazewski – “Big Eyes”

Justin Simien – “Dear White People”
Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan – “Interstellar”
Jon Favreau – “Chef”
Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Steven Baigelman – “Get On Up”
John Michael McDonagh – “Calvary”
Theodore Melfi – “St. Vincent”
Dan Gilroy – “Nightcrawler”
Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias – “Love Is Strange”
Mark Heyman, Craig Johnson – “The Skeleton Twins”
Damián Szifrón – “Wild Tales”

Last Updated: 11/12/14

*No official release date (could push to 2015)

^May fall into “Adapted” screenplay

Falling Off: Begin Again


5 thoughts on “Oscar: “Best Original Screenplay” Predictions

  1. Matt Durham says:

    I’ve heard nothing but great things about Saving Mr. Banks’ screenplay. The film is kind of a wild card though and what gets knocked out? Maybe Nebraska or American Hustle? Tough call.

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