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Upon recommendation by the Sound Branch Executive Committee, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted Thursday (2/23) to rescind the Sound Mixing nomination for Greg P. Russell from “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” for violation of Academy campaign regulations.  The decision was prompted by the discovery that Russell had called his fellow members of the Sound Branch during the nominations phase to make them aware of his work on the film, in direct violation of a campaign regulation that prohibits telephone lobbying.  An additional nominee for “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers...
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Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. The presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Warren Beatty, Sofia Boutella, Matt Damon, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Fox, Ryan Gosling, Salma Hayek, Taraji P. Henson, Dev Patel, Seth Rogen, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep and Vince Vaughn.Previously announced presenters include Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, Halle Berry,...
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MORE THAN 200 TO BE RECOGNIZED IN OSCAR.COM MEMORIAM GALLERYGrammy® and Tony® nominated singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles will deliver a special "In Memoriam" performance during the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network."Sara’s unique artistry will honor those we’ve lost in our community including familiar faces and those behind the scenes who have enriched the art of moviemaking," De Luca and Todd said.Following Bareilles’ "in memoriam"...
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Award-winning singer-songwriter Cynthia Erivo is set to perform at the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscars® celebration, on Sunday, February 26.  She will entertain the Ball’s 1,500 guests, which will include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and performers, and other luminaries.A U.K. native, Erivo made her Broadway debut starring as ‘Celie’ in the critically acclaimed revival of “The Color Purple,” for which she received a Tony® for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical and a Grammy® for Best Musical Theater Album.  She recently performed at The...
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11 MORE STARS SET TO PRESENT AT 89TH OSCARSLOS ANGELES, CA – Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the third slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.The presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, John Cho, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone and Charlize Theron.“No matter who you are or where you live, movies bring us together,” said De Luca and Todd....
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Oscar® nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.“We’re thrilled to welcome these world-class artists to the Oscars. These performances will not only celebrate the five extraordinary nominated original songs, but also the integral part music plays in movies,” De Luca and Todd said. Auli'i Cravalho will join Miranda to perform his...
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Show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today that Glenn Weiss will return as Oscars® director, his second consecutive year. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.“As a veteran director of live television, Glenn has mastered both the technical and creative nuances that make for a dynamic, ‘in the moment’ viewing experience,” said De Luca and Todd. “We could not be more thrilled to be working with him.”Weiss has directed numerous televised events, including 16 Tony Awards® shows, for which he has garnered three...
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Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the second slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network."These actors are why we love to go to the movies," said De Luca and Todd.  "From blockbusters to art house films, these artists deliver every time and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the 89th Oscars stage."The presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Halle Berry, Jamie Dornan, Chris Evans, Gael García Bernal, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett...
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In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.The Oscar Week schedule is as follows:OSCAR WEEK: SHORTSTuesday, February 21, 7 p.m.Hosted by director Tim Miller Miller received an Oscar nomination in the...
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Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today.  All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for “The Revenant.”  He was previously nominated for his performances in “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013), for which he also received a Best...
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