Black Panther Screenplay Nets Nomination from Writers Guild of America

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Despite an unlucky night at the Golden Globe Awards, Black Panther has scored another nomination this awards season.

Although the movie didn't win in any of three awards it was up for at last night's Golden Globes, Black Panther fans can find some solace today in the form of the film's nomination for an award from the Writers Guild of America. The acclaimed Marvel film is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay alongside Blackkklansman, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, If Beale Street Could Talk and A Star Is Born.

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Though Black Panther ultimately lost the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Drama to the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, the film's continued award nominations could bode well for its chances at an Oscar.

The Academy Awards have historically ignored blockbuster-level films, but Black Panther achieved a rare level of both commercial and critical success. Domestically, the film was the highest-grossing film of 2018, beating out its star-packed Marvel counterpart Avengers: Infinity War. It's already garnered a slew of other awards and nominations.

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Black Panther isn't the only Marvel property honored by the WGA this yearInsomniac Game's sprawling Spider-Man gained a nomination for Video Game Writing as well.

Winners of the Writers Guild Awards will be announced on Feb, 17.

Directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Forest Whitaker, Letitia Wright and Andy Serkis, Black Panther is available for purchase, streaming and download now.

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