There have been a few bumps in the road leading up to the 2019 Academy Awards, but Disney CEO Bob Iger shared a positive outlook on the red carpet.
“I’d say it’s been a rollercoaster ride getting here, but in the end it is the Oscars, and I think there’s a great group of nominees across the board today. I think its gonna make for a very interesting exciting and impactful show,” he told Variety’s Marc Malkin.
As to whether he felt nervous about the lack of a host, Iger said, “No. Not nervous at all. I think it’s gonna add a level of excitement meaning that… we don’t know what’s gonna happen. I also think it’ll be a little more, shall we say, economical in terms of time.”
While the majority of celebrants and celebrities didn’t seem too disappointed by the lack of host at the 2019 Academy Awards, Sarah Silverman is not most celebrities. “I miss the opening monologue and taking a piss at all that stuff, I miss it,” Silverman told Variety’s Marc Malkin at the Vanity Fair after-party. After Kevin [...]
Alfonso Cuaron was all smiles on Monday morning as he showed off his latest three Oscars at the Chateau Marmont. Amid a quick room-service meal and a brief photo shoot, the “Roma” director opened up about working without longtime DP Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki, why he focuses on female protagonists, and his favorite taco spots in [...]
The stars looked pretty in pink on the 91st Academy Awards’ red carpet, reflecting nearly every shade from fuchsia to flamingo. Presenter Kacey Musgraves helped kick off the carpet in a soft pink Giambattista Valli tulle gown complete with voluminous ruffles and a slicked back hairstyle. Also in pink was “Vice” actress Linda Cardellini, who [...]
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Brie Larson was honored at Variety‘s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime on Friday, and talked about her upcoming film “Just Mercy” and the Equal Justice Initiative. Larson portrays Eva Ansley, who co-founded the Equal Justice Initiative, in “Just Mercy,” and revealed what she learned from Ansley while making the film. “Where can you gain […]