Lee co-wrote “BlacKkKlansman” with Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott. The quartet has the support of eight Experts, seven Editors and 19 of our Top 24 users. Since “BlacKkKlansman” was snubbed in the Golden Globes’ single screenplay category, which was won by “Green Book,” this would be the first opportunity for Lee to give a televised speech.
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In second place is Barry Jenkins for “If Beale Street Could Talk,” which is the choice of three of our top users. While Jenkins won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for “Moonlight” (2016) with Tarell Alvin McCraney,