Golden guys stand center stage in Times Square
This year’s Oscar statuettes will make a brief stop in Gotham on their way to Hollywood.Beginning Monday, the 50 gold-plated figures will be on display at Times Square Studios from 7 a.m. to midnight daily through Feb. 1, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced. Exhibition marks the first time the statuettes will have been shown in New York City. The trophies will later fly cross-country on “Oscar One” for another public viewing at the Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex beginning Feb. 10. Statuettes will be presented March 5 at the 78th annual Academy Awards.