Ever since the Oscars expanded their Best Picture category, the Producers Guild has synced up with the Academy more and more, with usually only one or two differences, if any. If you want to predict Oscar nominees, this is a good place to start.
The biggest surprises here are whats missing – namely Inside Llewyn Davis and The Butler. Nice to see Blue Jasmine in the mix though. I was starting to think most groups were forgetting that there’s more to that movie than Cate Blanchett.
The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures:
Dallas Buyers Club
Saving Mr. Banks
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:
Despicable Me 2
The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television:
American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)
Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Killing Kennedy (National Geographic Channel)
Phil Spector (HBO)
Top of the Lake (Sundance Channel)
The 25th Annual PGA Awards will be announced on Jan. 19th.