The 2023 Producers Guild Awards film and television nominations have been revealed by the Producers Guild of America.
Avatar: The Way of Water, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Elvis, The Fabelmans, and other films have received nominations for the Darryl F. Zanuck Award, the biggest prize of the evening and a traditional strong predictor of the best picture Oscar. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio and Marcel the Shell with Shoes On have received nominations for the animated category. Unexpectedly, A24’s The Whale garnered a nomination despite not receiving any other guild or critics group nods, aside from Brendan Fraser and Hong Chau’s star nominations, and receiving mixed to negative reviews.
The highly-anticipated sequel to the 2018 film “Black Panther,” “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” has received a nomination for the Producers Guild of America’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures. This nomination recognizes the outstanding work of the film’s producers and their contributions to the film industry.
The Darryl F. Zanuck award is considered one of the most prestigious awards in the film industry and is awarded to films that have made a significant impact and have set the standard for excellence in producing. The award is named after the legendary producer Darryl F. Zanuck who was known for his work on films such as “Jaws,” “The Sound of Music,” and “Patton.”
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is directed by Ryan Coogler, who also directed the first film. The sequel is set to pick up from where the first film left off and is expected to explore the world of Wakanda in more depth. It has been confirmed that the sequel will not recast T’Challa, the role played by Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2020. Instead, the sequel will focus on the story of the remaining characters and the world of Wakanda.
The film is produced by Kevin Feige, Victoria Alonso, and Nate Moore, who were also the producers of the first film. The team’s hard work and dedication to the project have been recognized with this nomination, and they are in the company of other notable films that have been nominated for the award such as “The Father,” “Nomadland,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Sound of Metal,” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”
The Producers Guild of America Awards ceremony is set to take place on January 24th, 2022. The winners of the awards will be announced at the ceremony, and it will be exciting to see if “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will take home the award.
In conclusion, the nomination of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” for the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the film’s producers and the impact that the film is set to make in the industry. The film is shaping up to be a highly-anticipated sequel , which is released on November 2022.