Antonio Dorado’s “El Rey” will be considered for the foreign-lingo film Oscar after all.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that the Columbian pic had been accidentally omitted from its roster of 2004 entries, which was unveiled Oct. 22.
Addition brings the total number of films in contention to 50, as opposed to 49.
The 77th Academy Award nominations will be announced at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Jan. 25.
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