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WGA Awards: Adam McKay to Receive Paul Selvin Award

McKay will be honored for his work on 'Vice' on Sunday, Feb. 17, in Los Angeles.

‘Vice’: 9 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Director Adam McKay's follow-up to 'The Big Short' zeroes in on one of the most powerful, and hated, men in politics.

‘The Big Short’s’ Charles Randolph Developing War Drama Series for Amazon

The untitled drama comes a month after Randolph took home the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay.

Japan Box Office: ‘The Hateful Eight’ Opens at No. 8 in Limited Release

Elsewhere, 'The Finest Hours' bows at No. 4 and 'The Martian' takes its total to $23 million after four weekends at No. 1.

Oscars: ‘The Big Short’ Co-Writer Thanks Paramount for “Taking a Risk” on “Financial Esoterica” Film

Adam McKay and Charles Randolph accepted the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay for transforming Michael Lewis' best-selling novel into the movie.

Scripter Win Solidifies Oscar-Frontrunner Status for ‘Big Short’ Screenplay (Analysis)

The last five winners of this award, which celebrates adapted screenplays and the written works that inspired them, went on to win the best adapted screenplay Oscar.

Oscars: ‘The Big Short’ Producer on Brad Pitt “Gravitating” to His Character, Why Christian Bale Only Wore Tailor-Made T-Shirts

Jeremy Kleiner, co-president of Pitt's Plan B Entertainment, also dishes on why Adam McKay, known for comedy, was his choice for director: He's "the smartest guy in the room."

Paramount Unveils New ‘Big Short’ Push for Oscars Homestretch (Exclusive)

"I love this spot so much," says Paramount's president of worldwide distribution and marketing. "I wish I had $30 million to run it everywhere."

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Adam McKay (‘The Big Short’)

The 47-year-old best director and best adapted screenplay nominee talks about his journey through the comedy world, how he shifted gears to tackle Michael Lewis' 2010 bestseller, why he's backing…

Oscars: 10 Nominated Scribes on How They Wrote Their Most Memorable Scenes

A novelist scraps her own words for the screen, and other surprising tales behind the films competing in the screenplay categories (both adapted and original).

SAG Awards: ‘The Big Short,’ ‘Trumbo,’ ‘Carol’ Shut Out

'Steve Jobs' also failed to win either of the awards for which it was nominated, while TV nominee 'Homeland' also went home empty-handed despite going into Saturday night's show with a leading three…

‘Mad Max, ‘Big Short’ Win ACE Eddies for Film Editing

'Inside Out' named best edited animated feature during American Cinema Editors' annual awards.