The 2021 Academy Awards ceremony will likely be broadcast dwell from a number of areas this yr and never simply on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre has been the house of the Oscars since 2001 and the organizers say the upcoming present will hold that custom, however they may enlist a supporting solid of venues.
An academy spokesperson mentioned Wednesday that the ceremony will broadcast dwell from a number of areas on April 25. The announcement comes as many cities which are essential movie hubs, together with Los Angeles, New York and London, stay below strict coronavirus restrictions.
Particular plans have but to be unveiled for the present, however the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences is “decided to current an Oscars like none different, whereas prioritizing the general public well being and security of all those that will take part,” the spokesperson mentioned.
The Golden Globes, which has additionally been scarce on particular particulars, is planning its personal bicoastal broadcast for Feb. 28.
The Oscars have been pushed again two months due to the pandemic. Director Steven Soderbergh, “Erin Brokovich” producer Stacey Sher and awards present veteran Jesse Collins are producing the telecast. It is unclear whether or not or not they may have a number.
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Final yr’s present had the smallest viewers ever of 23.6 million viewers, down 20% from the yr prior.