Arkansas connections among 2017 Writers Guild Awards nominees

wgaCourtesy of Skip Rutherford comes news that the Writers Guild Award nominees include two with Arkansas connections.

The first is that Little Rock native Jeff Nichols scored a nomination in the Original Screenplay category for LOVING.  (If it is nominated for an Oscar, it would be in the Adapted Screenplay category — because the Oscars don’t always have the same rules as other awards.)

The second is that Command and Control is nominated for Documentary Screenplay.  This film depicts that Titan II silo explosion at Damascus.  It features a telescript by Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts. Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser;

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