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Earlier this week, studies surfaced that the Academy is “possible” to postpone 2021’s Oscars telecast on account of world well being considerations closing down Hollywood, in addition to coming movie festivals and theatrical launch dates being pushed again. It’s a bit of stories most might have predicted after a string of high-profile cancellations prior to now couple months. However some followers have been trying ahead to what the ceremony might have regarded like within the yr of the “apocalypse.” Let’s see, we’ve seen Trolls World Tour and Sonic the Hedgehog up to now…
The Twitterverse did what it does finest: react and one consumer might see proper by way of the Academy shakeup right here:
I don’t learn about you, however my cash is on Birds of Prey. Cathy Yan’s famed hair tie sequence is masterful; among the best scenes all yr. There have undoubtedly not been as many motion pictures to come back out of 2020 then what Hollywood had deliberate. Film theaters closed down again in March and studios have vastly moved the dates of its releases to later within the yr or into 2021. However right here’s one other guess if the present does in actual fact go on:
There could be a fairly tight race for Best Animated Movie for the time being contemplating studios have dropped just a few family-friendly options for youths to get pleasure from in quarantine as an alternative of holding them from theaters. Trolls World Tour made waves with theatrical chains when it determined to make its film obtainable on VOD – AMC Theaters has vowed that it’ll not work with Common after this transfer. Warner Bros just lately adopted in its footsteps with the VOD launch of Scoob!
If the Oscars did go on regardless of these uncommon circumstances, it will make for a really totally different race. This Twitter consumer will get it:
Of course, the web is being slightly dramatic right here. In terms of Oscar time, there will likely be much more contenders than Birds of Prey to be thought-about. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet seems prefer it’s nonetheless holding robust onto a theatrical launch this summer season contemplating right this moment’s trailer drop. However there are just a few different components to contemplate right here.
Final yr’s Best Image winner Parasite first obtained recognitionat the Cannes Movie Pageant, which has already been cancelled. Most motion pictures that find yourself discovering a spot within the award season race construct up buzz on the competition circuit too, and it doesn’t appear to be any gatherings of their scale will likely be occurring this yr on the present tempo of issues. The thought does have its followers although:
As 2020 quickly approaches June, the again finish of the highest ten highest-grossing motion pictures are additionally thought-about main flops. Maintain checking again right here on CinemaBlend because the yr unfolds for extra Oscar information.