The authors and screenwriters of "Gone Girl," "The Imitation Game," "Inherent Vice," "The Theory of Everything" and "Wild' were nominated Thursday morning for the 27th USC Libraries Scripter Award.
The Scripter honors the screenwriter or screenwriters of an adaptation, as well as the authors of the original material on which the screenplay is based.
The nominees are:
"Gone Girl": Gillian Flynn, screenwriter and author of the novel of the same name
"The Imitation Game": Graham Moore, screenwriter; Andrew Hodges, author of "Alan Turing: The Enigma"
"The Theory of Everything": Anthony McCarten, screenwriter; Jane Hawking, author of "Travelling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen"
The 2015 Scripter selection committee chaired by Howard Rodman selected the five finalists from a field of 97 eligible adaptations.
Among those serving on the committee were L.A. Times film critic
Previous Scripter winners include
The USC Libraries will announce the winners at a ceremony Jan. 31 at the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library on the University Park campus of USC.