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Trio of nominations for The Dark Knight January 8th, 2009

The Writ­ers Guild, Pro­duc­ers Guild and Direc­tors Guild have all nom­i­nated The Dark Knight in their respec­tive awards:

Director’s Guild — Best Picture:

David Fincher, “The Curi­ous Case of Ben­jamin But­ton”
Christo­pher Nolan, “The Dark Knight”
Ron Howard, “Frost/Nixon”
Gus Van Sant, “Milk”
Danny Boyle, “Slum­dog Millionaire”

Writ­ers Guild — Best Adapted Screenplay:

The Curi­ous Case of Ben­jamin But­ton, Screen­play by Eric Roth; Screen Story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord; Based on the Short Story by F. Scott Fitzger­ald, Para­mount Pic­tures and Warner Bros. Pictures

The Dark Knight, Screen­play by Jonathan Nolan and Christo­pher Nolan; Story by Christo­pher Nolan & David S. Goyer; Based on Char­ac­ters Appear­ing in Comic Books Pub­lished by DC Comics; Bat­man Cre­ated by Bob Kane, Warner Bros. Pictures

Doubt, Screen­play by John Patrick Shan­ley, Based on his Stage Play, Mira­max Films

Frost/Nixon, Screen­play by Peter Mor­gan, Based on his Stage Play, Uni­ver­sal Pictures

Slum­dog Mil­lion­aire, Screen­play by Simon Beau­foy, Based on the Novel Q and A by Vikas Swarup, Fox Search­light Pictures

Producer’s Guild — Dar­ryl F. Zanuck Pro­ducer of the Year Award:

Slum­dog Mil­lion­aire
The Curi­ous Case of Ben­jamin But­ton
The Dark Knight

In other news, MTV recently spoke to Dark Knight pro­ducer Chuck Roven about Chris Nolan’s Bat­man 3, but there’s noth­ing new to be heard on that for now — Nolan and writer Goyer are talk­ing, that’s the full extent of the article.