The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has invited 819 new people to join the organization this year, including Zendaya, Eva Longoria, Cynthia Erivo, Awkwafina, and John David Washington.
Of those who are invited to The Academy this year, 36% are people of color.
The new members were announced Tuesday by The Academy, the organization that presents the Oscars. If they accept, most of which n’, and those of the new class has the right to vote at this year’s Oscars.
The massive 2020 list includes a broad band of people from all sectors of the industry, from advertising to the design of the costumes.
New guests: The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has invited 819 new people to join the organization this year, including Zendaya, Eva Longoria, Cynthia Erivo, Awkwafina, and John David Washington
Guest! Cynthia, on the photo in Santa Barbara in 2020, were offered invitations to join the actors and the music of the branches
Guest actors include Ana De Armas (Knives), Brian Tyree Henry (If Beale Street Could Talk), Florence Pugh (Little Women), Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You), Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart) and Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians).
Cynthia is among those who have requested to join several branches, with the actress, has offered invitations to either the actors or the branches of the music. Those with multiple invites will have to make a decision as to which one they prefer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Directors such as Lulu Wang (The Farewell), Ari Aster (Midsommar), Terence Davies (The House Of Joy) and Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake) are also on the list.
A handful of players from this year the best picture winner of Pests, including Jang Hye-Jin, Jo Yeo-Jeong, Park, the Dyke and Lee Jung-Eun, have also been invited to join. The Academy says that 49% of new guests are international and represent approximately 68 countries.
Big news: The new guests were announced Tuesday by The Academy, the organization that presents the Oscars (Awkwafina at the Crazy Rich Asian premiere in 2018)
Strike a pose: Eva Longoria was a vision of glamour in Cannes Gala of amfAR in 2019
Among the other guests of TV mogul Ryan Murphy, who has produced the documentary A Secret Love, the country singer Tim McGraw, who was in The Blind Side and lyricist Bernie Taupin who have contributed to the Elton John biopic Rocketman.
President of the academy David Rubin said that the organisation is ” delighted to welcome these illustrious companions in the motion picture arts and sciences.
The diversification of its ranks continues to be a primary goal for the film academy, in 2016 committed to doubling the number of women and minority membership by 2020.
Make the ranks: Ana de Armas, on the photo in 2019, is among the 819 asked to join the Academy
Suits him! John David Washington, on the photo 2019, has been extended an invitation to The Academy
It has since exceeded these goals and continues to infuse categories of members with both women and people from under-represented communities.
Women represent 45% of the 2020 class and people of color represent 36% of the total guests this year. The academy has also announced a new five-year plan that includes the implementation of the inclusion of standards for candidates.
“We look forward to continue to promote an Academy that reflects the world around us, in our members, our programs, our new Museum, and in our prices,” said chief executive officer of the academy, Dawn Hudson, in a written statement.
This will also be the first year that the talent of the agent members will be able to vote on the price.
The 93rd Academy Awards are scheduled to take place on the 25th of April 2021, two months later than originally planned because of Covid-19 the effects on the industry.
Delay: The 93rd Academy Awards are scheduled to take place on the 25th of April 2021, two months later than originally planned because of Covid-19 the effects on the industry (Constance Wu photo 2018)