They could be two months late as a result of pandemic, however this 12 months’s Academy Awards are lastly upon us.
Though issues will likely be totally different this 12 months, we will nonetheless anticipate numerous tears, purple carpet glamour, humorous monologues, extra tears and naturally, probably the most recognised trophy on this planet.
In contrast to the Emmys and the Golden Globes, which went digital, the Oscars will stay an in-person occasion – that means no Zoom acceptance speeches.
This 12 months the present will likely be broadcast from a number of places throughout Los Angeles, together with the town’s historic Union Station along with its standard dwelling, the Dolby Theatre.
Attendance will likely be restricted to solely the nominees, their company and presenters. European hubs have been arrange for these nominees who can’t fly in for the ceremony.
Right here’s all the pieces you should know:
When are the Oscars?
The 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony takes place on Monday April 26, with the ceremony getting underway at 10am AEST.
How can I watch?
Channel 7 aired final 12 months’s awards -and they’re listed on the official Oscars web site – so whereas they’ve but to verify, to this point our wager is on 7 airing the ceremony stay from 10am Monday. Earlier than, that, Tune into E! on Foxtel from 7am to look at all of the purple carpet motion.
We’ll even be stay running a blog all of the motion on the day, bringing you purple carpet photographs, winners and unscripted moments as they occur.
Who’s internet hosting?
For the third time in a row, there’ll be no host with movie star presenters anticipated to face in.
The 2018 present was the primary Academy Awards in almost 30 years to happen with out an MC, after Kevin Hart tweeted himself out of the job.
Large names have been confirmed on the Academy’s official Social Media pages together with Joaquin Phoenix, Renee Zellweger, Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon.
For the primary time the Oscar’s 93 years, two girls have been nominated for ‘Greatest Director’, Riz Ahmed could possibly be the primary Muslim actor to win a statuette and Anthony Hopkins might make historical past because the oldest particular person to win the ‘Greatest Actor’ award.
Netflix’s Mank, concerning the making of Citizen Kane starring Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried and Lily Collins is probably the most nominated movie this 12 months, racking up 10 nominations in complete.
Following with six nods every are The Father starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman, Judas and the Black Messiah starring Daniel Kaluuya, Sound of Metallic starring Riz Ahmed and The Trial of the Chicago 7 starring Sacha Baron Cohen.
Carey Mulligan’s Promising Younger Lady is within the operating, having been nominated for 5 awards.
The late Chadwick Boseman has additionally been recognised – receiving a nod for his function in Ma Rainey’s Black Backside.