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‘Get Out,’ ‘Call Me By Your Name’ win Writers Guild Awards

February 12, 2018

Jordan Peele, writer/director of "Get Out," poses with his Outstanding Original Screenplay award backstage at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Peele’s social satire horror “Get Out” and James Ivory’s adaptation of the coming-of-age novel “Call Me By Your Name” have won the top honors from the Writers Guild of America.

Peele won the prize for best original screenplay and Ivory for adapted at the Writers Guild Awards held in Los Angeles and New York Sunday night.

“Get Out” and “Call Me By Your Name” are also nominated for original and adapted screenplay Oscars.

The Writers Guild also gave Brett Morgen the best documentary screenplay award for “Jane.”

In television, “The Handmaid’s Tale” won best drama series and best new series, “Veep” got best comedy series.

“Big Little Lies” won best adapted long form.

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