The organizers of the ceremony of awarding the prize “Oscar” announced that the show second year in a row to lead the famous American TV presenter, actor, comedian Jimmy Kimmel, according to Variety. Kimmel thanked the organizers and the American Academy for the opportunity to reappear on the stage of “Oscar”.
Kimmel led the ceremony of awarding the “Oscar” in 2017, when there was the scandal mixed up with the envelopes and the musical “La La land” was declared the best film of the year is “Moonlight.”
The scandalous incident occurred on 26 February, when the ceremony in Los Angeles was awarded a statuette in the main category “Best film of the year”. Actor Warren Beatty and actress faye dunaway, who were given the right to name the winner, having opened the envelope, announced that it was awarded to the musical Damien Chazelle “La La land”.
The film-makers got up on stage, accepted the award and even started to say the speech, but at this point, the organizers said error, acknowledging that the prize was meant for the drama of Barry Jenkins ‘ “Moonlight”.
As it turned out, in error was guilty employees of PwC Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz, handing out envelopes. Callinan gave Beatty and dunaway the envelope with the name of the winner in the category “Best actress” Emma stone, who starred in “La La Land”, which was honored before the announcement of the main event. As the title of the movie Damien Chazelle indicated on the card, it announced.
After the incident, the American film Academy has announced that it will no longer attract Cullinan and Ruiz for counting votes when voting for the award “Oscar”, but with PwC’s cooperation will continue.
Jimmy Kimmel is known for the program “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” which aired on ABC. The premiere show was held in January 2003.
90-th ceremony “Oscar” will be held March 4, 2018 and will be broadcast live by ABC.