Updated: For Your Consideration – 2019 Award Season Best Screenplay Hopefuls

With awards season starting, it can only mean that it is time for the studios to start putting out online copies of the screenplays they hope will be getting award nomination consideration. That also means any folks who like to read screenplays get a bonanza of titles to pick from as the season progresses. All the scripts are in .pdf format and will probably only be available through the awards season, so click and save if you’re interested in having a copy to read later on down the road. Here are the initial offerings, which we will continue to update as more become available.

Updated 12/27/18 – Added 14 new screenplays.
Updated 12/19/18 – Added 10 new screenplays.
Updated 11/29/18 – Added Beautiful Boy from Amazon.
Updated 11/25/18 – Added The Front Runner from Sony.

A24

Eighth Grade – undated, unspecified draft script by Bo Burnham
First Reformed – undated, unspecified draft script by Paul Schrader

Amazon

Beautiful Boy – April 3, 2018 unspecified draft script by Luke Davies & Felix van Groeningen (based on the books Beautiful Boy by David Sheff and Tweak by Nic Sheff)

Annapurna

Destroyer – undated, unspecified draft script by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi
If Beale Street Could Talk – undated, unspecified draft script by Barry Jenkins (Adapted from the novel by James Baldwin)
The Sisters Brothers – undated, unspecified draft script by Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain (Based on the Book by Patrick deWitt)
Sorry To Bother You – May 17, 2017 white version script by Boots Riley
Vice – undated, unspecified draft script by Adam McKay

Bleeker Street

Colette – May 19, 2017 Final Shooting Script script By Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland Current Revisions by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Disobedience – Undated, unspecified draft script By Sebastian Lelio Rebecca Lenkiewicz Based on the novel by Naomi Alderman
Leave No Trace – May 1, 2017, unspecified draft script by Debra Granik Anne Rosellini Based on the novel My Abandonment by Peter Rock
What They Had – Undated, unspecified draft script by Elizabeth Chomko

Focus Features

Blackkklansman – undated, unspecified draft script by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee
Boy Erased – undated, unspecified draft script by Joel Edgerton (Based on the memoir written by Garrard Conley)
Mary, Queen Of Scots – undated, unspecified draft script by Beau Willimon
On The Basis Of Sex – undated, unspecified draft script by Daniel Stiepleman

Netflix

22 July – August 3, 2018 shooting draft script by Paul Greengrass Based on: “One of Us” by Ã…sne Seierstad
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs – Undated, unspecified draft script by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Private Life – Undated, unspecified draft script by Tamara Jenkins
Roma – Undated, unspecified draft script by Alfonso Cuaron

Paramount

A Quiet Place – Undated, unspecified draft script by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski (Story by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck)

Sony

The Front Runner – July 27th, 2017 unspecified draft script by Matt Bai & Jay Carson & Jason Reitman
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – December 3, 2018 unspecified draft script by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman (Story by Phil Lord)

Sony Classics

All Is True – Undated, unspecified draft script by Ben Elton
Capernaum (Chaos) – Undated, unspecified draft script by Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Keserwani
The Happy Prince – Undated, unspecified draft script by Rupert Everett
Never Look Away – Undated, unspecified draft script by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Puzzle – Undated, unspecified draft script by Oren Moverman and Polly Mann (Based on the film ROMPECABEZAS By Natalia Smirnoff)
The Rider – Undated, unspecified draft script by Chloe Zhao
Ruben Brandt, Collector – Undated, unspecified draft script by Milorad Krstić and Radmila Roczkov
Stan & Ollie – April 20, 2017, goldenrod draft script by Jeff Pope
The Wife – Undated, unspecified draft script by Jane Anderson (Based on the Novel “The Wife” by Meg Wolitzer)

Walt Disney

Black Panther – Undated, adapted draft script by Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Col
Mary Poppins Returns – undated, unspecified draft script by David Magee (Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman; Screen Story by David Magee & Rob Marshall & John DeLuca; Based on the “Mary Poppins” stories by PL Travers)

Warner Brothers

Crazy Rich Asians – August 15, 2018 final as filmed draft script by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim (based on the novel by Kevin Kwan)
A Star is Born – October 5, 2018 final as filmed script by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters (based on the 1954 screenplay by Moss Hart and the 1976 screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson (based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson))

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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.

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