The event will take place at the Dolby Theater and will host separate live locations at Union Station in Los Angeles, one location in the UK and another in Paris, CNN has learned, to accommodate various international travel restrictions and coronavirus protocols.
“This year is very different,” said the insider, who urged CNN not to give their name because they have no authority to speak to the media, adding, “there will be a very small one.” [in-person] Audience.”
The producers have stated that they want as much as possible from a personal event. As last year, there will be no host for the event.
As the academy and the Oscars producers try to balance the tone of the film’s celebration amid the ongoing pandemic and social justice billing, the insider said, “It’s going to be a news-oriented award. It would definitely be a disconnect, though it wasn’t the awareness that the last year was traumatic for everyone. It really puts the voices of those affected in the spotlight. It creates space for inclusion and representation and it does it really well. “
“It was difficult. Everything we try, we try to lead with a strong creative idea. We don’t want Covid to be an excuse for anything related to the creativity of the show. It still has to be one.” entertaining show, “Soderbergh said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times.
Bong Joon Ho, Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Regina King and Bryan Cranston are among the announced moderators.
“We want it to be fun and we want people to rebuild their relationship with going to the cinema,” added Soderbergh. “We’re all in a very synchronized place in terms of sound. But I think we’ll find out.”