‘Coda,’ ‘Don’t Look Up,’ ‘Hacks’ and ‘Succession’ Winners at 2022 Writers Guild Awards

Coda” and “Don’t Look Up” added momentum to their hopes for Oscar gold by nabbing the top film honors Sunday at the 74th annual Writers Guild Awards.The wins for the Apple TV Plus and Netflix titles come as film award season heads into its final seven-day countdown leading into the 94th Academy Awards on March 27.

The Writers Guild of America West and East joined forces this year to present Sunday’s kudos in a virtual format, hosted by actor-writer Ashley Nicole Black, out of pandemic-related caution.The leaders of both guilds, WGA West president Meredith Stiehm and WGA East president Michael Winship — made a brief side-by-side video appearance to assure members that the Writers Guild Awards will be back in person next year.“Enjoy your sweat pants and slippers now.

Next year you’ll be back in heels and ties and Spanx again,” said Stiehm.On the TV side,

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