The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as set the dates for next year's Oscars ceremony and nominations announcement.
The organization sent the following tweet on Wednesday: "The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Jan. 15, 2013, and the Oscar® telecast will be presented on Feb. 24."
The awards will again be handed out at the theater formerly known as the Kodak at the Hollywood & Highland center in Hollywood.
The announcement keeps the Oscar telecast on the last Sunday of February, which is significant given the rumblings around Hollywood that the Academy might move the event to earlier in the year. But the date of the nominations announcement has been moved up about a week to Jan. 15 from this year's Jan 24.
That puts the nomination announcement just two days after the likely date of the Golden Globes, which could steal some thunder from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual kudos. It also shortens the so-called "Phase One" of awards season (pre-nominations) and lengthens the "Phase Two" time frame by about a week.
Anne Hathaway has a message for Oscar nominees: don’t let the haters get you down! The actress, 35, shared a photo of her classic look from the 2013 Academy Awards, when she took home the award for best supporting actress for her role in Les Miserables.Oscars 2018 Red Carpet Fashion: What the Stars Wore
“I had to change my dress last minute and so it looked like my nipples were hard, I had full blown laryngitis and had to sing, and a bunch of corny haters were getting lots of attention from the media for being haters but you know what? It was still the best,” the Oceans 8 star captioned the photo on Sunday, March 4. “To all the nominees, I hope you have a BLAST tonight doing all that #bestlife #oscars stuff. Peace xx.”
As previously reported, Hathaway changed her dress at the last moment after learning during rehearsals that her Les Misérables costar Amanda Seyfried was wearing an Alexander McQueen similar to the Valentino gown she planned on wearing. “Anne was like ‘WTF?!’ She started throwing a fit,” an insider told Us Weekly at the time. She “never told Amanda she had to change the dress,” but Seyfried was still flustered by Hathaway’s reaction. “Amanda didn’t want to deal with it and left” the rehearsal, the source added.Anne Hathaway's Style Evolution
The night before the show, she received the pink satin Prada gown she wore to the show. She received a great amount of backlash about the dress and told Harper’s Bazaar about it in 2014: “I look in the mirror, turn to [husband] Adam [Schulman], and say, ‘It looks like my nipples are hard.’ He says, ‘You look beautiful. Your nipples look pointy. The red carpet’s about to close. We gotta go,’” she said.Most Iconic Oscars Couples of All Time, From Liz Taylor and Eddie Fisher to Brangelina
The actress also received criticism for her acceptance speech. When she won, she said “It came true!” – a statement that people didn’t like. In an interview with The Guardian two years later, she revealed she wasn’t happy at all when she won.
“I felt very uncomfortable,” she said in October 2016. “I kind of lost my mind doing that movie, and it hadn’t come back yet. Then I had to stand up in front of people and feel something I don’t feel which is uncomplicated happiness. It’s an obvious thing, you win an Oscar and you’re supposed to be happy. I didn’t feel that way … I tried to pretend that I was happy and I got called out on it, big time.”
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