COVID-19 has caused major disruption to Hollywood’s beloved awards shows, and the Oscars won’t be spared, with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcing Wednesday the show will originate from multiple locations, including Hollywood.
Exact details for the April 25 show were not released, with the Academy saying more information would be provided as planning advances.
“In this unique year that has asked so much of so many, the Academy is determined to present an Oscars like none other, while prioritizing the public health and safety of all those who will participate,” according to the Academy. “To create the in-person show our global audience wants to see, while adapting to the requirements of the pandemic, the ceremony will broadcast live from multiple locations, including the landmark Dolby Theatre. We look forward to sharing more details soon.”
Nominations for the Oscars will be announced March 15.
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