Writers Guild Of America News
'Get Out,' 'Call Me by Your Name' and 'Handmaid's Tale' earn top honors at WGA Awards
Jordan Peele and James Ivory were the big winners at the 70th annual Writers Guild Awards Sunday night, making them the frontrunners for next month's Academy Awards. Peele, 38, earned the award for best original screenplay for "Get Out," which he also directed. Ivory, 89, scored the best adapted
Matt Bomer talks 'The Last Tycoon' and playing a stripper in 'Magic Mike'
Bomer appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about his newest role, as a 1930s production head in Amazon's new series "The Last Tycoon."
Movie and TV writers authorize strike: How TV shows could be affected
Better load up on shows on your DVR because movie and TV writers could go on strike next week. Members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly on Monday to authorize a strike in the event that current contract talks fail with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers,
'Moonlight' and 'Arrival' win Writers Guild awards
"Moonlight" and "Arrival" were the big film winners of the Writers Guild Awards, announced Sunday night. Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney took home the award for best original screenplay for "Moonlight." Jenkins also directed the film, which was based on the play "In Moonlight Black Boys
Where the 2017 Oscar race stands after the BAFTAs
We are less than two weeks out from the 2017 Academy Awards! After last night's British Academy Film Awards, most of the expected winners remain unchanged, with the exception of best actor, which is heating up between Denzel Washington and Casey Affleck. Here's a rundown from the experts at
Alec Baldwin Says He Is 'in Discussions About Other Venues' to Play Donald Trump
Alec Baldwin has played President-elect Donald Trump for "Saturday Night Live" since last year, and he's not planning to stop any time soon. The actor, who hosts the gameshow "Match Game," told ABC News that while "SNL" is a major time commitment, he'll continue to "do it some." Baldwin also said
Brazilian History and Culture Featured Prominently at Start of Olympic Opening Ceremony
The 2016 Olympic Summer Games got underway Friday night in Rio de Janeiro in a festive opening ceremony filled with the traditions of the host country, a message of environmentalism and a call for unity. The Olympic torch ended its 95-day worldwide journey tonight in front of an estimated crowd of
'The Revenant' Wins Big at BAFTA Awards
Leonardo DiCaprio and Alejandro G. Inarritu lead the BAFTA award show as "The Revenant" wins three awards for Best Actor, Best Director and Best Film.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': J.J. Abrams Explains Movie's Biggest Spoiler
This story contains the biggest spoiler from " Star Wars : The Force Awakens ," so if you haven't seen the movie, you may want to stop reading now! One last time, big spoiler alert! With that said, let's talk about that scene now. At a screening for the Writers Guild of America , "The Force
Hannibal Buress: 5 Things to Know About the Comedian
Are you familiar with the name "Hannibal Buress" yet? If not, you will be. The stand-up comedian, whose Comedy Central show "Why? With Hannibal Buress" premiered last night, became more of a household name last year when a joke he made about Bill Cosby at a show in Philadelphia generated new