La La Land, Arrival, Deadpool and more nominated for WGA awards


La La Land, Arrival, Deadpool and more nominated for WGA awards
La La Land, Arrival, Deadpool and more nominated for WGA awards

The Writers Guild of America awards nominations have been announced, and it looks like quite an open field. In the category for original screenplay, La La Land, Hell Or High Water, Manchester By The Sea, Loving, and Moonlight.

The adapted category is the superb Arrival, Fences, Hidden Figures, Nocturnal Animals are up against the surprise entry of Deadpool, while Author: The JT Leroy Story, Zero Days and Command and Control are competing in the documentary screenplay category.

The awards are so important as the winners usually go on to bag the Oscar in the same category, like last year’s two biggies, Spotlight and The Big Short.

Here are those nominees in ful..


Hell or High Water, Written by Taylor Sheridan; CBS Films

La La Land, Written by Damien Chazelle; Lionsgate

Loving, Written by Jeff Nichols; Focus Features

Manchester by the Sea, Written by Kenneth Lonergan; Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions

Moonlight, Written by Barry Jenkins, Story by Tarell McCraney; A24


Arrival, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer; Based on the Story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang; Paramount Pictures

Deadpool, Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick; Based on the X-Men Comic Books; Twentieth Century Fox Film

Fences, Screenplay by August Wilson; Based on his Play; Paramount Pictures

Hidden Figures, Screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi; Based on the Book by Margot Lee Shetterly; Twentieth Century Fox Film

Nocturnal Animals, Screenplay by Tom Ford; Based on the Novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright; Focus Features


Author: The JT LeRoy Story, Written by Jeff Feuerzeig; Amazon Studios

Command and Control, Telescript by Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts; Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser; American Experience Films

Zero Days, Written by Alex Gibney; Magnolia Pictures

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