Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' official Twitter handle revealed the star-studded nominees class photo and almost all the nominees of this year had gathered for a celebratory luncheon.
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The 91st annual Academy Awards will officially forgo a host on Hollywood's biggest night later this month, according to ABC's new entertainment chief Karey Burke, whose network will broadcast the ceremony.
This year's Oscar ceremony will go ahead without an official host for only the second time in its history, an ABC television executive said on Tuesday.
The decision was taken after Hart's withdrawal, she said. "The mystery is really compelling".
Burke's worries about the host-less February 24 ceremony have vanished as it comes together with a "phenomenal" line-up of presenters, she told a TV critics meeting.More news: RBI sets up for more rate cuts with lower inflation estimate
She added the show will be kept to three hours after a lengthy awards show in 2018.
In December, Comedian Kevin Hart pulled out from hosting the ceremony following a controversy over homophobic tweets. "There are big popular movies being nominated". "Producers wisely chose to not to have a host and to go back to having the presenters and movies be the stars, and that be the best way to keep the show at a brisk three hours".
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