The 2021 Oscars Will Shake Up the Awards Show Format and “Feel Like a Movie,” According to Steven Soderbergh
Posted on Friday, April 16th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton
Awards shows weren’t exactly the most exciting programming to behold before the coronavirus pandemic came along and made them far worse. So far we’ve seen hybrid ceremonies for the Emmys and Golden Globes that have involved limited attendance and acceptance speeches on Zoom, which made for sloppy and boring entertainment. But don’t expect the same nonsense when the 2021 Oscars come around.
The 93rd Academy Awards will air on Sunday, April 25, 2021 starting at 8:00 P.M. ET, and when the cameras start rolling, producer Steven Soderbergh says viewers will quickly see that he’s taking this opportunity to significantly shake up the awards show format. The Ocean’s 11 director said, “Right out of the gate, people are going to know: ‘We’ve got to put our seatbelt on.'” Read More »