‘Descendants,’ ‘Bridesmaids’ earn writers noms (AP)

In this publicity image released by Universal Pictures, from left, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig are shown in a scene from 'Bridesmaids.'  The film, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, was nominated for a Writers Guild Award, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 for best original screenplay. Winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, Feb. 19, during simultaneous ceremonies in Hollywood and New York.(AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Suzanne Hanover)AP – George Clooney’s “The Descendants,” Brad Pitt’s “Moneyball,” Kristen Wiig’s “Bridesmaids” and Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” are among nominees for the Writers Guild of America Awards.