Anderson, Penn, Coens score Directors Guild of America nods

January 9th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Paul Thomas Anderson, Sean Penn and Joel and Ethan Coen are among the nominations for the Directors Guild of America’s Best Director award.

Anderson has been nominated for There Will Be Blood, Penn for Into the Wild, and Joel and Ethan Coen for No Country for Old Men.

Other nominees for this years top honour include Tony Gilroy for Michael Clayton, and Julian Schnabel for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

“2008 marks the 60th anniversary of the DGA Awards. We are very proud to have today’s five nominees join the illustrious list of directors that have been nominated for directorial excellence in feature filmmaking over the past 59 years,” E! Online quoted Michael Apted, DGA President, as saying.

This year’s DGA Awards will be given on Jan. 26 at Los Angeles’ Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. (ANI)

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