‘The Favourite,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Among Screenplays Not Eligible for WGA Awards (Exclusive)

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Among Screenplays Not Eligible for WGA Awards (Exclusive)
Fox Searchlight’s “The Favourite,” Annapurna’s “Sorry to Bother You” and “The Sisters Brothers” and A24’s “Hereditary” are among the films that will not be competing for the upcoming Writers Guild Awards nominations, Variety has learned. They and a slew of other titles are not eligible due to the guild’s strictures stipulating conformity to the its Minimum Basic Agreement.

Other original screenplays not in the mix include the animated films “Incredibles 2” and “Isle of Dogs,” as well as art-house offerings like “At Eternity’s Gate,” “Blindspotting” and “The Other Side of the Wind”. Sony Classics titles “All Is True,” “The Rider” and “Stan & Ollie” will not be considered, nor will BAFTA nominee “The Death of Stalin” or foreign films such as “Capernaum,” “Cold War” and “Shoplifters.”

All of those scripts join “Hereditary” and “Sorry to Bother You” in the original ranks, as well as “The Favourite,
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