This yr’s Academy Awards had been held unusually late on March 27, partly because of the Winter Olympics.
NEW YORK — Subsequent yr’s Academy Awards will happen March 13, the Academy of Movement Footage Arts and Sciences introduced Friday.
The date for the ninety fifth Academy Awards strikes the present up barely from this yr, after they the place held unusually late on March 27, partly because of the February Olympics. However it is going to additionally depart in place a stretched-out awards season that some have argued saps the Oscars of drama.
The 94th Academy Awards did not lack for that, albeit not in the best way the movie academy meant. On a night time that noticed Apple TV+’s “CODA” grow to be the primary movie with a largely deaf solid and the primary movie from a streaming service to win greatest image, the notorious slap by Will Smith of presenter Chris Rock overshadowed the awards.
Smith has since resigned from the academy, which banned the actor 10 years from attending the Oscars.
“The 94th Oscars had been meant to be a celebration of the various people in our group who did unimaginable work this previous yr; nonetheless, these moments had been overshadowed by the unacceptable and dangerous conduct we noticed Mr. Smith exhibit on stage,” the academy mentioned in an announcement.
“I settle for and respect the Academy’s resolution,” Smith mentioned in response. He pre-emptively resigned from the academy final week throughout the run-up to the assembly, calling his actions “stunning, painful, and inexcusable.”
The academy additionally apologized for its dealing with of the state of affairs and permitting Smith to remain and settle for his greatest actor award for “King Richard.”
“Throughout our telecast, we didn’t adequately deal with the state of affairs within the room. For this, we’re sorry,” the academy mentioned. “This was a possibility for us to set an instance for our visitors, viewers and our Academy household all over the world, and we fell quick — unprepared for the unprecedented. ”
ABC will once more broadcast subsequent yr’s ceremony.