The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers made the Producers Guild of America’s list of awards nominees. New Line’s epic fantasy will be competing with Columbia/Sony’s Adaptation, Miramax’s Chicago, IFC Films’ My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Twentieth Century Fox/DreamWorks’ Road to Perdition for the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.
Two Towers was produced by Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne and Frances Walsh with exec. producers Mark Ordesky, Robert Shaye, Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein. Rick Porras and Jamie Selkirk served as co-producers.
George Lucas will receive The Vanguard Award, an honor recognizing outstanding achievement in new media and technology. Last year the award went to Ed Catmull, John Lasseter and Steve Jobs on behalf of Pixar Animation Studios.
The Producers Guild Awards will be held on Sunday, March 2 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.