Writers Guild of America

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

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 by the Sea” and “Moonlight.”

For adapted screenplay, the nominees are “Arrival,” Deadpool,” “Fences,” “Hidden Figures” and “Nocturnal Animals.”

The “Deadpool” nod might raise some eyebrows, but writers guild voters have nominated such superhero...

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