So, what is the massive deal about this Academy Award class? Selection initially reported Barbie was campaigning for Greatest Authentic Screenplay because the movie was designated an unique by the Writers Guild of America.
Based on the WGA, an tailored screenplay is “assigned materials written outdoors of the Guild’s jurisdiction together with, however not restricted to, beforehand revealed materials ( e.g., a novel, comedian ebook, graphic novel, play, or article) or literary materials not lined by the MBA. Sequels and Remakes are additionally thought of nonoriginal screenplays.”
An unique screenplay is “not primarily based on assigned materials.”
*One caveat is that if the “appointed materials is non-fiction and doesn’t comprise a story or is used as analysis materials for the undertaking (i.e., the screenplay will not be an adaptation of the underlying materials), the foundations for Authentic Screenplays will apply.”