Oscars : Academy Sets Ensemble Cast Of 15 Stars To Serve As Presenters
The producers of this year’s very unusual 93rd Annual Academy Awards have promised to do the entire broadcast as if it were a movie itself. In line with that they are “casting” it…
Parasiteis also part of this ensemble, presumably to present Best Director. Other names announced today – in alphabetical order – are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston,, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Reese Waitherspoon, and Zendaya.
Related Story'American Idol' Judge Luke Bryan Contracts Covid-19, Paula Abdul To Guest On ABC Show's Live Episode“In keeping with our awards-show-as-a-movie approach, we’ve assembled a truly stellar cast of stars,” said producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh. “There’s so much wattage here, sunglasses may be required.”
This idea of having a set group of presenters rotating in and out of the show is not new. When producer Gower Champion reimagined the 1969 Oscar show he created what they called “Friends Of Oscar” with ten stars exclusively serving as presenters, and no host. The format was then repeated successfully the next year as well, and has been tweaked occasionally over the decades including for the innovative 2009 show produced by Bill Condon and Laurence Mark which used combinations of five past winners each to present the acting awards. headtopics.com
Additional talent joining the April 25th broadcast onto be broadcast live at 5:00pm PT will be announced later according to the Academy. Word is all the nominated songs will be performed for the first time on the pre-show. We shall see.Subscribe toand keep your inbox happy.Read more: Deadline Hollywood »
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Oscar pursues Emmy This won't make any difference to TV viewers as the Oscars will have the lowest ever ratings in 2 weeks time as BAFTAs had in the UK for 13 years as is little interest outside of the film industry and media, either Oscars are for industry or public as can't be for both anymore Question is, a good movie or a bomb?
save 2 Unless this is the 15 stars in question, I'm not watching: Kermit Piggy Gonzo Rolph Rizzo Fozzy Beaker Animal Chef Pepé Sam Scooter Bunsen Statler Waldorf