The 70th Writers Guild of America Awards honored the best in film, television, radio and video-game writing of 2017. Winners were announced on February 11, 2018 at Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California. The nominations for Television, New Media, Radio, News and Promotional Writing were announced on December 7, 2017, while, the Theatrical and Documentary Screenplay nominees were announced on January 4, 2018 and the Videogame Writing nominees were announced on January 11, 2018.
Patton Peter Oswalt (born January 27, 1969) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and writer, known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007), voicing Remy in the film Ratatouille (2007), playing multiple identical brothers, the Koenigs, on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–17), and male Jesse in both seasons of Minecraft Story Mode. Oswalt has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for his Netflix stand-up special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016).