Ava DuVernay, Get Out to receive special honours at Producers Guild of America awards
Get Out was picked for the guild's Stanley Kramer Award while DuVernay will receive the Visionary Award.
Los Angeles: The horror film Get Out and industry multitasker Ava DuVernay will receive special honors at the Producers Guild of America awards, the group announced on Friday.
The movie co-produced by Jordan Peele is also among 11 film nominees. It was picked for the guild's Stanley Kramer Award. DuVernay, a producer, director and screenwriter, will receive the Visionary Award, according to a guild statement.
Other nominees for the top film producer category: The Big Sick; Call Me by Your Name; Dunkirk; I, Tonya; Lady Bird; Molly's Game; The Post; The Shape of Water; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; and Wonder Woman.
Nominees for dramatic TV series are Big Little Lies, Season 1; The Crown, Season 2; Game of Thrones, Season 7; The Handmaid's Tale, Season 1; and Stranger Things, Season 2.
Animated film nominees are: The Boss Baby; Coco; Despicable Me 3; Ferdinand; and The Lego Batman Movie.
In the TV comedy series category, nominees are: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Season 9; The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 1; Master of None, Season 2; Silicon Valley, Season 4; and Veep, Season 6.
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