'Dark Knight,' Slumdog Millionaire' Lead PGA Film Noms
Producers' Guild names film award nominees
The superhero movie, with Heath Ledger's final role as The Joker, was one of the Producers' Guild of America nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award, according to Variety. Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven and Emma Thomas were nominated for that film.
Also nominated for the top award were: Kathleen Kennedy & Frank Marshall and Cean Chaffin for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"; Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Eric Fellner for "Frost/Nixon"; Dan Jinks & Bruce Cohen for "Milk"; and Christopher Colson for "Slumdog Millionaire."
Winners will be announced Jan. 24.