4 Ways the Oscars in April Could Shake Up This Years Awards Season

What will other film festivals do, and could Netflix be a big contender?

And the Oscars go to … April.

The movies’ biggest night has been delayed until April 25, 2021, the latest the Academy Awards has been held since 1932, making an already long awards season feel even more drawn out. That’s a delay of nearly two full months, and it also means we won’t see shortlists until February, nominations won’t drop until March 15 and the already long wait for the opening of the Academy Museum will have to wait a little longer.

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Brian Welk

Film Reporter • brian.welk@thewrap.com • Twitter: @brianwelk