“Little Women is the book of my life — reading and re-reading this book made my the woman I am today,” Gerwig said. “This is extraordinary. I am very honored. I didn’t attend USC, but I truly love this library.”
The win makes Gerwig the frontrunner for the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award, which would be her first Oscar. The Scripters — which honor the year’s best film and TV adaptations and the works on which they’re based — have been one of the most reliable bellwethers of Oscar gold over the past decade. Winners have won eight consecutive Academy Awards until the streak was broken last year, when Leave No Trace won the Scripter without being nominated for an Oscar.
In the TV category tonight,