Inception and The Social Network both won at tonight’s Writers Guild of America Awards. Christopher Nolan won the best original screenplay category for Inception while Aaron Sorkin was the victor in the best adapted screenplay category for The Social Network, which is adapted from the book The Accidental Billionaires. Winners in the television categories included Mad Men (Drama Series), Modern Family (Comedy Series), and Boardwalk Empire (New Series). Charles Ferguson, Chad Beck, and Adam Bolt also picked up a trophy for their doc, Inside Job (Documentary Screenplay).
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Last night The King’s Speech took home the top prize at the DGA awards, and tonight it was the Screen Actors Guild’s turn to reward the film with its top honor. The rest of the winners below:
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The King’s Speech
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Betty White, Hot in Cleveland
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Al Pacino, You Don’t Know Jack
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Claire Danes, Temple Grandin
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The Oscar race continues to be a tight one, with Tom Hooper being awarded the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for The King’s Speech at the 63rd annual Director Guild of America Awards, a prize considered to be an excellent prognosticator for who will win the Best Director Academy award.
Other winners included:
Drama Series: Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire
Comedy Series: Michael Spiller, Modern Family
Documentary: Charles Ferguson, Inside Job
Jon Hamm, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Renner, and Sofia Vergara, who each has been nominated for a guild acting trophy this year, will be presenters at Sunday night’s 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Jason Bateman and Robin Wright will also present awards during the ceremony, which will air live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET.
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The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2010. They are:
Linxin Fan, Last Train Home
Charles Ferguson, Inside Job
Alex Gibney, Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
Davis Guggenheim, Waiting for “Superman”
Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger, Restrepo
This is the first DGA award nomination for every nominee save one; Alex Gibney was nominated in the same category, and won an Oscar, for 2007′s Taxi to the Dark Side. Guggenheim took home an Academy Award for his 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth.
Reuters reports. Foster, a graduate of French-language high school Lycée Français de Los Angeles, still speaks the language fluently. She will also be in France filming Roman Polanski’s God of Carnage in early February, so she won’t have far to travel for the ceremony. The Academy Award-winning actress is the first foreign President of the Cesar awards since Italian star Marcello Mastroianni in 1993. Cesar nominees will be announced on Jan. 21 in Paris.Jodie Foster is set to preside over the 36th Annual Cesar Awards, France’s version of the Oscars, on Feb. 25,
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