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Deadpool Is an Oscar Contender, and It’s Got a “For Your Consideration” Ad to Prove It

The unlikeliest dark-red horse in this year’s Oscar race is Deadpool, the foul-mouthed superhero movie whose nomination for awards from the Directors Guild, the Writers Guild, and the Producers Guild puts it several steps ahead of previously presumed contenders like Martin Scorsese’s Silence. Show More Summary

Dan Wilcox Set For WGA West’s Morgan Cox Award

Veteran TV writer Dan Wilcox has been named this year's recipient of the WGA West's Morgan Cox Award, which is given in recognition of "exemplary service to the guild." The award will be presented at the Writers Guild Awards L.A. ceremony...Show More Summary

‘Deadpool’ Snags PGA Nomination, Along With ‘Moonlight’ and ‘La La Land’

One of the big surprises of this awards season so far has been Deadpool‘s emergence as the scrappy little superhero movie that could. While its Golden Globe nomination wasn’t entirely unexpected, its Writers Guild nomination raised a few eyebrows. Show More Summary

Hugh Jackman Hopes Deadpool and Ryan Reynolds Win the Oscars, the Golden Globes, and the Writers Guild Awards

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Hugh Jackman may not be able to fulfill his friend Ryan Reynolds' greatest wish, which is for a Deadpool/Wolverine buddy movie. But Jackman is still doing his best to ensure Deadpool gets plenty of awards.

2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the 2017 screenwriting awards. Once again, Oscar hopefuls like "La La Land", "Manchester by the Sea",... For more, visit our blog !

Deadpool Screenplay Earns Writers Guild Awards Nomination

Deadpool continues its march to a potential Oscar nomination with recognition from the Writers Guild. The post Deadpool Screenplay Earns Writers Guild Awards Nomination appeared first on

Writers Guild Screenplay Nominations (All Three Of Them) Are Out

"The Writers Guild of America hands out only three movie awards - a paltry number compared to the guild's 26 TV categories - but this year's list of nominees is complete with an interesting split from the Academy."

‘Deadpool’ Gets Nominated For A Writer’s Guild Award For ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’

last weekHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

With the new year comes the award season for movies in 2016. To everyone surprise, Deadpool has garnered two nominations from the prestigious Golden Globes. One for “Best Actor In A Musical Or Comedy” and the other for “Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy.” To be even nominated is already a miracle in the […]

'Moonlight,' 'La La Land,' 'Manchester' Continue to Conquer Awards Season With Writers' Guild Nominations

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It's no surprise that the three emerging top awards contenders all picked up nominations for Best Original Screenplay.

Newswire: Deadpool winks its way to a Writers Guild nomination alongside Moonlight and Arrival

Deadpool has had a surprising amount of staying power this awards season, earning its foul-mouthed self some Golden Globe nominations. Now it seems the members of the Writers Guild have fallen for its winking, self-referential masturbation jokes and given it a nod for best adapted screenplay. Show More Summary

WritersGuild Awards Announces Impressive List of Nominees…and a Couple of Question Marks

The Writers Guild Awards (both West and East) shared their 2017 TV nominees back in December, but now their list of contenders has been completed, with the announcement of the nominees in the screenplay categories. Most of what you’ll see here is both expected and deserved. The main surprise is one that the Golden Globes […]

2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced

Winners will be honored on Saturday, February 19, 2017 The post 2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced appeared first on

2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Include 'La La Land' & 'Deadpool'

The next set of 2016 awards nominees have been revealed. The WGA Awards nominations were unveiled today, featuring a very interesting set of films. Many of these are my favorite movies of the year anyway - between Damien Chazelle's La La Land, and Eric Heisserer's Arrival, and Barry Jenkins' Moonlight, we're pretty much set. Show More Summary

2017 WGA Awards Nominations Announced: 'La La Land,' 'Deadpool' Score Nods

The Oscars race continues to heat up, with the Writers Guild of America announcing its nominees for best screenplays of the year. As expected, frontrunners "La La Land," "Manchester By the Sea," and "Moonlight" all scored nods in the original screenplay category. Show More Summary

WGA Awards nominated the usual suspects ... and 'Deadpool'?

The Writers Guild of America announced its nominations Wednesday for original and adapted screenplay, again affirming its abiding belief that comic book movies deserve awards-season love too. The five nominees for original screenplay are “Hell or High Water,” “La La Land,” “Loving,” “Manchester...

Moonlight, Deadpool, La La Land Earn Writers Guild Nominations

The Writers Guild of America hands out only three movie awards — a paltry number compared to the guild's 26 TV categories — but this year's list of nominees is complete with an interesting split from the Academy. Moonlight's script, written by director Barry Jenkins, is nominated as an original ... More »

The 2017 Writers Guild Nominations Give Our Faves Their Due: Stranger Things, Hidden Figures, Arrival, Deadpool & More

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The Writers Guild Awards have just announced their 2017 nominations, and there's more than a few of our favorites on the list, including an unexpected nod for Deadpool.

Deadpool Just Got A Writers Guild Nomination, Is An Oscar Nom Actually Possible?

Today, the conversation turned serious. Deadpool earned a Writers Guild Award nomination in the Adapted Screenplay category. And an Oscar nomination now seems possible---even probable.

John Waters Hospitalized, Set To Receive Writers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award In February

The iconic filmmaker and author John Waters, who once said, “Without obsession, life is nothing,” was hospitalized for a brief spell on December 23 and missed his own traditional Christmas party which he holds each year. He is reported to now be home and healing well after suffering from kidney stones. Show More Summary

Prolific TV Director Gordon Hunt Dies — He Directed Many Episodes of ‘Mad About You’ Starring His Daughter, Helen Hunt

Veteran television director, writer and actor Gordon Hunt, the father of actress Helen Hunt, died Saturday at his home, Variety reports. Hunt, 87, died of complications from Parkinson’s disease. “Hunt won a Directors Guild Award for his work on a...

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