As the award seasons fever grips the world, India too is looking forward for the upcoming 89TH Academy Awards on February 27th 2017. A few weeks ago, the Academy announced that late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting one of the most coveted award ceremonies this year. As we look forward for the upcoming nominations, fans are getting excited as they seek to see if their favourite films and stars will be nominated this year.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the nominations for the Academy Awards will be hosted by previous Oscar winners and nominees Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe who will join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in presenting the names this year. Jennifer Hudson won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the movie- Dreamgirls. Brie Larson last year earned the Best Actress Award for the movie- Room, Emmanuel Lubezki is a three time Academy Award winner for Best Cinematography, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe have been Academy Award nominees previously,
This 2017 on January 24th, the AMPAS will finally tell the audience who have been waiting with bated breath the nominations for the year. The Academy Awards this year will be having a more digital approach to it with fans being able to watch the nomination special by using a global live stream on the Academy’s official website as well, a change from the previous presentation at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. Star Movies will once again be broadcasting the spectacular Oscar Awards night and the Nominations special as well on January 24th morning.
With already hundreds of predictions of the nominees / winners, who is going to win the coveted awards? Don’t miss the chance to witness the showcase of splendid performers and films of 2016 across the globe being nominated for Oscars live on Star Movies this January 24th.