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Who Will Win the Screenplay Academy Awards?

Who will win the Oscars for best adapted screenplay and screenplay? Below, we’ve linked to all the nominees in the top writing categories.

On Monday morning, this GalleyCat editor will talk about the screenplay winners along with a team of Oscar experts in a Google+ hangout. Here’s more about the virtual event:

Join KCRW’s ‘The Business’ producer Darby Maloney, TVNewser’s Alex Weprin, FishbowlLA’s Richard Horgan and GoldDerby editor Tom O’Neil for a post-Oscars Google+ hangout. What book adaptations were snubbed? How did TV news cover it? Learn more about the history of the awards show and get the L.A. perspective. All this and more on Monday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m.  And we want to hear from you. With the hashtag #mbhangouts, send us your questions and comments on Twitter, Facebook or Google+

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Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ Script Coming as UK eBook

UK readers can buy a digital copy of the screenplay for Moonrise Kingdom, the upcoming Wes Anderson movie. The script was written by Anderson and Roman Coppola.

To help American readers prepare for the film, we’ve made a Spotify playlist of music from the soundtrack. It is filled with inspiring music to keep you writing all day. Click here to listen to the playlist (made with a help from The Playlist and Margot Stephenson).

The Bookseller has more: “[It] will include the complete text of the screenplay, a 2,000-word interview with Anderson, and 30 colour images from the film. It will be priced £4.99 and will be available across all devices.”

Wes Anderson Adapts Roald Dahl Book

Director Wes Anderson has wrapped his adaptation of Roald Dahl‘s children’s book, “Fantastic Mr. Fox.”

Anderson wrote the script with Noah Baumbach, the screenwriter who helped write “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou.” According to the LA Times, they co-wrote the movie in the late author Dahl’s writing studio. The article includes some rocky stories from the film’s crew.

Here’s a quote from Anderson, from the article: “We wanted to make the movie an homage to Dahl … Mr. Fox’s study is based on the hut where Dahl used to write. Both the main farmer, Bean, and Mr. Fox are inspired by Dahl as much as they’re inspired by what’s in the book.”