Award-winning screenwriter, author returns home

August 13, 2017

The accolades are pouring in for Eric Heisserer and his screenplay for the film “Arrival,” directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner: an Academy Award nomination for best adapted screenplay, a Hugo Award for best dramatic presentation, a Saturn Award for best writing — the list goes on and on.

The Norman native is taking it all in stride.