Writers Guild Awards — The CIA thrillers “Argo" and “Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America. The guild’s adapted screenplay award Sunday went to Chris Terrio for “Argo," director Ben Affleck’s tale of the CIA’s daring masquerade of six U.S. diplomats as a Hollywood film crew to rescue them from Iran during the hostage crisis. Mark Boal won the prize for original screenplay for “Zero Dark Thirty," director Kathryn Bigelow’s chronicle of the CIA’s manhunt for al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
See a list of all winners at www.wga.org.
Source: The Associated Press