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Jay Mohr to Host Final Draft Awards

6:42 PM PST 01/24/2013 by Stephanie Chan
Jay Mohr

Lawrence Kasdan will be honored at the eighth annual show, to be held Feb. 7.

Comedian Jay Mohr will host the eighth annual Final Draft Awards on Feb. 7 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

The event will celebrate the craft of writing and honor legendary screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, known for his films Body Heat, The Big Chill, Silverado, The Accidental Tourist and Grand Canyon. Screenwriter Ted Griffin will present Kasdan, who is being inducted into the Hall of Fame, with the award.

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The finalists for Final Draft's Screenwriters Choice Awards are:

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Amour -- Michael Haneke 
Django Unchained -- Quentin Tarantino
Looper -- Rian Johnson
Moonrise Kingdom -- Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola
Zero Dark Thirty -- Mark Boal

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Argo -- Chris Terrio 
Les Miserables -- William Nicholson
Life of Pi -- David MaGee
Lincoln -- Tony Kushner
Silver Linings Playbook -- David O. Russell

BEST TELEVISION COMEDY

30 Rock

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Girls
Louie
Modern Family

BEST TELEVISION DRAMA

Breaking Bad 
Downtown Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
The Newsroom

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