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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering postponing the 93rd Oscars, although the big night is scheduled for February 2021.
According to multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, say definitive plans are far from being concrete at this juncture, Variety.com said.
The telecast is currently set for Feb. 28, 2021, on ABC
It’s likely they’ll be postponed,” one of the sources familiar with the matter told Variety.
However, that person cautioned that the details, including potential new dates, have not been fully discussed or formally proposed yet. Another source says the date is currently unchanged at ABC
When new temporary rule changes for Oscar eligibility were announced in April because of COVID-19, Academy president David Rubin told Variety it was too soon to know how the 2021 Oscar telecast could change in the wake of the pandemic.
“It’s impossible to know what the landscape will be,” he said. “We know we want to celebrate film but we do not know exactly what form it will take.”
Under the usual rules, a film must have a seven-day theatrical release in Los Angeles County to qualify for Oscar eligibility. But for this year, films released digitally can qualify if the studio had originally planned a theatrical release.