Special winners[ edit ] Woody Allen has the most nominations in this category with 16, and the most awards with 3, though Paddy Chayefsky won the Best Adapted Screenplay in for his adaptation of his teleplay, Marty, and also won for Original Screenplay for The Hospital and Network.
In interviews, Krasinski and Damon said  that the idea for the movie was partially inspired by an investigative series of stories in The New York Times by Ian Urbinacalled "Drilling Down",  about fracking.
The screenplay was based on a story by Dave Eggers. Krasinski came up with the film's premise and developed the idea with Eggers. They pitched the idea to Damon, suggesting that both Damon and Krasinski would write and star in the film.
The project was set up at Warner Bros. Filming was scheduled to begin in early The title was announced to be Promised Land. Filming mostly took place in Avonmore, Pennsylvaniawhich was the main setting for sea write award 2012 movie film's rural town of McKinley.
Additional filming locations for the town were locations in Armstrong County including ApolloWorthingtonand Slate Lick. Several hundred extras were hired for the film, and filming lasted for 30 days. Hydraulic fracturing Promised Land was criticized by the energy industry for its portrayal of the resource extraction process hydraulic fracturingcolloquially known as "fracking".
They said, "Promised Land will increase unfounded concerns about fracking. McAleer said despite Dimock families' claims that fracking activity contaminated their water, the state and EPA scientists did not find anything wrong. The group said, "They filmed this movie in our backyard.
They told us it would be fair to drilling. Krasinski said wind power was replaced by fracking as a more relevant backdrop based on news coverage in recent years. In Pennsylvania, the industry group Marcellus Shale Coalition bought a second onscreen ad to be shown at 75 percent of theaters in the state at the same time Promised Land was released.
It represents Americans deeply conflicted about how to deal with these issues. Box Office Mojo reported before the film's wide release the following week, "It's unlikely that it will be able to pull many people away from the various other appealing options in theaters right now.
According to CinemaScoreaudiences gave the film a "B" grade. The Times said the grade and "middling reviews" indicated the film was unlikely to be a success. The Los Angeles Times reported that most critics felt that the film did not reach its full potential.
The website's critical consensus reads, "The earnest and well-intentioned Promised Land sports a likable cast, but it also suffers from oversimplified characterizations and a frustrating final act. Scott praised Promised Land as a film that "works" mainly "by putting character ahead of story" and by "inviting the actors to be warm, funny and prickly".
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