TMZ reports that the Academy believes that the best way to right the wrong of last year's globally televised disaster is to bring back two of the people involved to try it again. According to the outlet, the duo appeared at the Dolby Theatre to rehearse the presentation - along with a self-deprecating bit. Beatty and Dunaway had inadvertently been given the second envelope for the previous award, Best Actress, which Emma Stone won for her performance in La La Land.
In short, the gaffe was a culmination of Moonlight's already bumpy road to the Oscars, and a moment which made the monumental film feel like an afterthought even if it was the actual victor, rather than La La Land. That resulted in "La La Land" being briefly named Best Picture, before one of that film's producers revealed the error and that "Moonlight" had in fact won.
"I wasn't sure that thing was mine or who it belonged to because of how everything happened", he said in a roundtable discussion with other prominent black directors.
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Moonlight was the actual Best Picture victor. "This is not a joke". "I wasn't trying to be amusing", Beatty clarified on stage at the time.
The PwC executives in charge of the envelopes, who were ultimately responsible for the flub, were not invited back. They went through their lines twice. Head here see the highlights from the 2017 Oscars. As the person on the production team responsible for booking and taking care of the show's presenters, she felt bad for Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, who had been handed the wrong envelope by a PricewaterhouseCooper accountant.
The 90th anniversary Academy Awards show comes a year after the biggest mistake in Oscar history, and Jimmy Kimmel returns as host.
Working on the Emmy Awards, Tony Awards, American Music Awards, BET Awards, Super Bowl halftime show, and New Year's Rockin' Eve, Weiss thought he'd seen it all over a 30-year career.