5 Ways the Oscar Season Could Be Rocked by the Coronavirus

AWARDS BEAT

From overcrowded release schedules to a moratorium on meet ‘n’ greets, movie awards season has the potential to be transformed by the pandemic

steve pond

The Television Academy has delayed the Emmys voting schedule and banned all “for your consideration” events. The Tony Awards have been postponed. And with the global economy tanking, a big chunk of Hollywood out of work and a pandemic disrupting nearly every facet of everyday life, the Oscar season that would normally kick into high gear in September may well be thrown into chaos.

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Steve Pond

Steve Pond

Awards Editor • steve@thewrap.com • Twitter: @stevepond