The Dark Knight Grabs WGA And PGA Nominations

Both the Writers Guild of America (East and West) and the Producers Guild have nominated The Dark Knight as one of the best films of the year. This further solidifies The Dark Knight as a Best Picture contender, shocking some Hollywood insiders. Full list of nominations after the jump.

Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award (which basically means Best Picture)

Slumdog Millionaire

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button



The Dark Knight

The WGA Award nominations follow:

Best Adapted Screenplay:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Screenplay by Eric Roth; Screen Story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord; Based on the Short Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Dark Knight, Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan; Story by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer; Based on Characters Appearing in Comic Books Published by DC Comics; Batman Created by Bob Kane

Doubt, Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley, Based on his Stage Play

Frost/Nixon, Screenplay by Peter Morgan, Based on his Stage Play

Slumdog Millionaire, Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, Based on the Novel Q and A by Vikas Swarup

Best Original Sceenplay:

Burn After Reading, Written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Milk, Written by Dustin Lance Black

Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Written by Woody Allen

The Visitor, Written by Tom McCarthy

The Wrestler, Written by Robert Siegel

Best Documentary Screenplay:

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story, Written by Stefan Forbes and Noland Walker

Chicago 10, Written by Brett Morgen

Fuel, Written by Johnny O'Hara

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Screenplay by Alex Gibney, From the Words of Hunter S. Thompson

Waltz with Bashir, Written by Ari Folman

The Producers Guild Award winners will be announced January 24th at the Hollywood Palladium. The Writers Guild Award winners will be announced on February 7th in Los Angeles and New York.