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Hollywood "black List" Pushing Oscar-worthy Scripts To Spotlight - Cbs News

It has included everything from Aaron Sorkin's "The Social Network" to Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards." But most of the work on the list is by unknown screenwriters looking for their big break. That's what happened to Diablo Cody when her screenplay for "Juno" was second on the list in 2005. "I think the list and the website draw attention to great work," Leonard said. "And I think, because we've become a reliable arbiter of taste, it means that if we say 'Hey, this is something you should pay attention to,' a lot of people in Hollywood will pay attention to it." In the past decade, 1,040 scripts have made the list and http://himorgjb.sosblogs.com 270 of them have been produced. They have received 197 Oscar nominations, and three of the past six Best Picture winners were on The Black List. Ben Affleck, who directed "Argo," discovered the script on The Black List, and it's how Meryl Streep found out about her film "Hope Springs," as she told Charlie Rose in 2012. "There is this list I gather that travels around through all the offices in Hollywood, and everybody knows about it -- it's The Black List," Streep said. The thriller "The Imitation kim kardashian hot pics Game" is considered a contender for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay this year.
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