The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominations for the 2017 WGA Awards for Best Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay and Documentary Screenplay, with the biggest surprise being Deadpool’s inclusion in the Adapted Screenplay category. Could it repeat the feat when the Academy Award nominations are announced?
Hell or High Water, Written by Taylor Sheridan
La La Land, Written by Damien Chazelle
Loving, Written by Jeff Nichols
Manchester by the Sea, Written by Kenneth Lonergan
Moonlight, Written by Barry Jenkins, Story by Tarell McCraney
Arrival, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer
Deadpool, Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick
Fences, Screenplay by August Wilson
Hidden Figures, Screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi
Nocturnal Animals, Screenplay by Tom Ford
Author: The JT LeRoy Story, Written by Jeff Feuerzeig
Command and Control, Telescript by Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts
Zero Days, Written by Alex Gibney
The winners of the 2017 WGA Awards will be announced on Sunday, February 19th.