Oscars Predictions: Best Adapted Screenplay – Is Kemp Powers the New Francis Ford Coppola?

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UPDATED: October 8, 2020 (BEFORE SEASON)
If Kemp Powers gets a nomination for the most adapted script and cuts the original script for "Soul," he would be the first nominee for a double script in two categories since Francis Ford Coppola for "The Conversation" and "The Godfather Part II ". ”.
† = no release date planned / could be delayed / may not be eligible
†† = could be used in major or minor categories / original or adapted script categories
"Nomadland" (searchlight pictures)
Chloé Zhao (based on the book "Nomadland" by Jessica Bruder)
"One Night in Miami" (Amazon Studios)
Kemp Powers (based on the song "One Night in Miami ..." by Kemp Powers)
"The Father" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller (based on the piece "Le Père" by Florian Zeller)
"Ma Rainey's Black Ass" (Netflix)
Ruben Santiago-Hudson (based on the piece "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" by August Wilson)
"News of the World" (Universal Pictures)
Luke Davies, Paul Greengrass (based on the novel "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles) <
"I think of the end of things" (Netflix)
Charlie Kaufman (based on the novel "I Think of the End of Things" by Iain Reid)
"First cow" (A24)
Kelly Reichardt, Jonathan Raymond (based on the novel "The Half Life" by Jonathan Raymond)
"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" (Paramount Pictures)
Suzan-Lori Parks (based on "The Hunt for the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs" by Johann Hari)
"French Exit" (Sony Pictures Classics)
Patrick deWitt (based on the novel "French Exit" by Patrick deWitt)
"Cherry" (Apple TV Plus) †
Jessica Goldberg, Andela Russo-Otstot (based on "Cherry" by Nico Walker)
"The Personal Story of David Copperfield" (Searchlight Pictures)
Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci (based on "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens)
"The White Tiger" (Netflix) †
Ramin Bahrani (based on the novel "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga)
"The Midnight Sky" (Netflix) †
Mark L. Smith (based on the novel "Good Morning, Midnight" by Lily Brooks-Dalton)
"Life Ahead" (Netflix)
Edoardo Ponti (based on the novel by Romain Gary)
"Radioactive" (Amazon Studios)
Jack Thorne (based on the novel "Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout" by Lauren Redniss)
"Hillbilly Elegy" (Netflix) †
Vanessa Taylor (based on the novel "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance)
"The Outpost" (Chicken Soup for Soul Entertainment)
Eric Johnson, Paul Tamasy (based on the book "The Outpost: An Untold Tale of American Valor" by Jake Tapper)
"Everyone's Talking About Jamie" (20th Century Studios)
Tom MacRae, Dan Gillespie Sells (based on the musical "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" by Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells)
"Shirley" (neon)
Sarah Gibbons (based on the novel "Shirley" by Susan Scarf Merrell)
"Mulan" (Walt Disney Pictures)
Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin (based on Disney's "Mulan" by Tony Bancroft)
"Emma." (Focus functions)
Eleanor Catton (based on the book "Emma" by Jane Austen)
"The Prom" (Netflix)
Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin (based on the musical "The Prom" by Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin and Matthew Sklar)
"Wonder Woman 1984" (Warner Bros.)
Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns, David Callaham (based on the comic book "Wonder Woman" by William Moulton Marston)
"Greyhound" (Apple TV Plus)
Tom Hanks (based on the book "The Good Shepherd" by C.S. Forester)
"Martin Eden" (Lorber Cinema)
Mauricio Braucci (based on the novel "Martin Eden" by Jack London)
"Death on the Nile" (20th Century Studios)
Michael Green (based on the novel "Death on the Nile" by Agatha Christie)
"How to Build a Girl" (IFC Films)
Caitlin Moran (based on the novel "How to Build a Girl" by Caitlin Moran)
"The Glorias" (roadside sights)
Sarah Ruhl, Julie Taymor (based on the book "My Life on the Road" by Gloria Steinheim)
"Coming 2 America" ​​(Paramount Pictures)
Kenya Barris (based on the characters of Eddie Murphy)
"Antlers" (searchlight images)
C. Henry Chaisson, Nick Antosca, Scott Cooper (based on the short story "The Quiet Boy" by Nick Antosca)
"Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Handover of astonishing bribe to the American regime to support the once glorious nation of Kazakhstan" (Amazon Studios)
Peter Baynham, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jena Friedman, Anthony Hines, Lee Kern, Dan Mazer, Erica Rivinoja and Dan Swimer (based on Borat Sagdiyev by Sacha Baron Cohen)
"Lost Girls" (Netflix)
Michael Werwie (based on the book "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Secret" by Robert Kolker)
"Wendy" (searchlight pictures)
Benh Zeitlin, Eliza Zeitlin (based on the book "Peter Pan" by J.M. Barrie)
"Little Fish" (IFC films)
Mattson Tomlin (based on the short story by Aja Gabel)
"Hope Gap" (film media)
William Nicholson (based on the book "The Retreat of Moscow" by William Nicholson)
"Let him go" (focus features)
Thomas Bezucha (based on the novel "Let Him Go" by Larry Watson)
"Birds of prey (and the fantastic emancipation of a Harley Quinn)" (Warner Bros.)
Christina Hodson (based on characters from DC Comics)
"Bad Boys for Life" (Sony Pictures)
Chris Bremner, Peter Craig and Joe Carnahan (based on characters from George Gallo)
"The King's Man" (20th century studios)
Karl Gajdusek, Matthew Vaughn (based on the comic "The Secret Service" by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons)
"The Call of the Wild" (Walt Disney Pictures)
Michael Green (based on the book "The Call of the Wild" by Jack Landon)
"Cinderella" (Sony Pictures) - Kay Cannon, James Corden (inspired by the book "Cinderella" by Charles Perrault)
"Passing" (no US distribution) - Rebecca Hall (based on the novel "Passing" by Nella Larsen) †
"The True Story of the Kelly Gang" (IFC Films) - Shaun Grant (based on the book "True Story of the Kelly Gang" by Peter Carey)
† = no release date planned / could be delayed / may not be eligible
†† = could be used in major or minor categories / original or adapted script categories
The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, are Hollywood's most prestigious artistic awards in the film industry. Since 1927, nominees and winners have been selected by members of the Academy of Arts and Sciences for Feature Films (AMPAS). 17 branches are represented among the almost 10,000 members. The branches are actors, employees, casting directors, cameramen, costume designers, directors, documentary filmmakers, executives, film editors, make-up and hairdressers, marketing and public relations, total members, total members (artist representatives), music, producers, production design, short films and feature animations, sound, visual effects and writers.
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