'La La Land' Takes Top Honors at Producers Guild Awards - NBC Southern California

'La La Land' Takes Top Honors at Producers Guild Awards

The film won the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for theatrical motion picture production

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Things That Make Angels Baseball Awesome
    John Salangsang/Invision/AP
    Marc Platt, center, and the cast and crew of "La La Land" accept the award for theatrical motion picture at the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision for Producers Guild of America/AP Images)

    "La La Land" has won top honors at the 28th annual Producers Guild Awards.

    The guild recognized the candy-colored musical with its Darryl F. Zanuck Award for theatrical motion picture production at a ceremony Saturday night in Beverly Hills, California.

    For seven of the past eight years, the winner of the producers' Zanuck prize has gone on to win best picture at the Academy Awards. Last year was an exception: "The Big Short" won the guild award, while "Spotlight" got the Oscar.

    The Oscar nominees for best picture announced earlier this past week echoed the producers' best picture nominees, with the exception of "Deadpool," which made the cut with producers but not the film academy.

    'The Voice' Winner Jordan Smith Performs 'Only Love' Album

    [NATL] Hear the Newest Songs From 'The Voice' Winner Jordan Smith's New Album, 'Only Love'

    "The Voice" season nine winner Jordan Smith gave NBC an early peek at his newest album, "Only Love," singing "Only Love," "Please" and "End in Love."

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018)

    "Zootopia" won the Producers Guild prize for animated feature.