The Academy issued a statement on Monday in which it said it was investigating the best picture blunder at Sunday’s Oscars and would “determine what actions are appropriate going forward.”
The Journey To The West director is one of China’s most bankable filmmakers.
In a shock finale to Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards, the drama was named best picture moments after La La Land had been declared the winner in error.
BBC Films appoints Film4 executive to lead role.
Festivals and Awards
Sound mixer Kevin O’Connell had lost out 20 times before last night’s ceremony.
DDD60 initiative is aimed at improving VR experience online and at festivals.
Upcoming exclusive titles include LFF title Dearest Sister and French series Beyond The Walls.
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US actor dies following “complications from surgery”, according to family statement.