Daniel Craig-starrer Skyfall has become the first James Bond film to be nominated for the top prize at the Producers Guild of America Awards.
The film is nominated alongside nine others - Argo,
Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les
Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Moonrise Kingdom,
Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty.
The PGA award is considering one of the leading
indicators for the best picture Academy Award, LA Times
The PGA winner has gone on to win best picture at Oscars
16 times in the last 23 years.
The last time the PGA and the Academy of Motion Pictures
Arts and Sciences didn't agree was six years ago when the PGA
chose Little Miss Sunshine, while the best picture Oscar
went to Martin Scorsese's The Departed.
Nominated for outstanding producer of the year in an
animated motion picture are the producers of Brave,
Frankenweenie, ParaNorman, Rise of the Guardians and
Vying for the David L Wolper Award for outstanding
producer of long-form television are the producers behind
American Horror Story, The Dust Bowl, Game Change,
Hatfields & McCoys, and Sherlock.