“Moonlight,” “La La Land,” & “Deadpool” Among 2017 PGA Film Nominees

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With the Golden Globes in the rear view mirror, awards season is now heading into Guild territory. The latest to announce its nominees is the Producers Guild of America. They recently unveiled their TV nominees, but today they have announced their picks for the categories of theatrical motion pictures and animated theatrical motion pictures.

The PGA’s best film award is Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures and as expected, awards season frontrunners Moonlight and La La Land are on the list. Also making a surprising appearance on the list is Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool. The inclusion of an R-rated comic book popcorn flick is an unprecedented, yet welcomed change for the PGA.

On the animation side of things, there aren’t many surprises on the list. Golden Globe winner Zootopia is up for the award as well as its main competitor Kubo and the Two Strings.

See the full list of nominees below.


The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

ARRIVAL
Producers: Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, Aaron Ryder, David Linde

DEADPOOL
Producers: Simon Kinberg, Ryan Reynolds, Lauren Shuler Donner

FENCES
Producers: Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, Todd Black

HACKSAW RIDGE
Producers: Bill Mechanic, David Permut

HELL OR HIGH WATER
Producers: Carla Hacken, Julie Yorn

HIDDEN FIGURES
Producers: Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams, Theodore Melfi

LA LA LAND
Producers: Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt

LION
Producers: Emile Sherman and Iain Canning, Angie Fielder

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Producers: Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck, Kevin Walsh

MOONLIGHT
Producers: Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

FINDING DORY
Producer: Lindsey Collins

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
Producers: Arianne Sutner, Travis Knight

MOANA
Producer: Osnat Shurer

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS
Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy

ZOOTOPIA
Producer: Clark Spencer

 | Staff Writer
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