"Argo" continued its kudos romp by snagging the USC Scripter Award for best book-to-screen adaptation at a black-tie fete at the Edward L. Doheny Memorial Library at USC on Saturday night. The prize was bestowed to screenwriter Chris Terrio and authors Joshua Bearman and Antonio J. Mendez.
"Ago" beat "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Lincoln," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Life of Pi" and "Perks of Being a Wallflower. All nominees except "Perks" compete at the upcoming Oscars.
The Scripter Award is widely perceived as a harbinger of Oscar glory, having previously gone to the following flicks that shared both honors: "The Descendants," "The Social Network," "Slumdog Millionaire" and "No Country for Old Men," as well as "Up in the Air," "Capote" and "Children of Men."
Every actor submits only one sample episode, which will be judged by other actors (ranging from 25 to 75 per category jury) between July 28 and August 14. TV series submit six, which will be split into three pairs to be distributed randomly to about 300 voters. We now have uncovered every single title submitted for the 2014 races. CLICK HERE FOR THE EPISODES
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DRAMA GUEST ACTRESS
Kate Burton ("Scandal")
Jane Fonda ("The Newsroom")
Allison Janney ("Masters of Sex")
Kate Mara ("House of Cards")
Margo Martindale ("The Americans")
Diana Rigg ("Game of Thrones")