Everything we already know about the Oscars 2022

The ceremony of Oscars 2021 has been like no other. Organized last April in compliance with health rules, the evening was distinguished by a greater diversity in the nominations and aroused many emotions. The Chinese Chloe Zhao made history by becoming the first non-white filmmaker to win Best Direction, the American actress Frances McDormand howled like a wolf during her speech, the South Korean actress Yuh Jung Youn declared his love to brad pitt and Anthony Hopkins, conspicuously absent from this edition, won the Oscar for best actor – a controversial choice since this prize was initially to be awarded posthumously to the actor Chadwick Boseman. So what could 2022 have in store for us? Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the most glamorous night in cinema.

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Our predictions for the Oscars 2022

The cinema sector has unfortunately been affected by the health crisis. Despite the more than complex context, the Oscars ceremony will take place on March 27. And we already have our favourites.

When will the 2022 Oscars take place?

The 94th edition of Oscars will begin on Sunday, March 27 at 2 a.m. French time.

Where will the ceremony be held?

Last year, the ceremony was exceptionally held in the Union Station train station in Los Angeles. This time, she will return to her place of residence since 2002, the legendary Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

What will this new edition look like?

Little is known about the format of the event, except that it will be carried out by Glenn Weiss for the seventh consecutive year and produced by Will Packer.

Who will present the 2022 Oscars?

The American Channel ABC confirmed it: there will indeed be a master of ceremonies this year, something that had not happened since 2018. The announcement was made on January 11 by Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment, who said he trusted producer Will Packer without revealing more. “Will knows exactly what audiences expect when it comes to pop culture and entertainment,” he said. I know he has a lot in store and we will have more details to share soon.” The last to host the show were jimmy kimmel, Chris Rock and Neil Patrick Harris. Candidates for 2022 range from Selena Gomez at Tom Holland.

Who will perform at the 2022 Oscars?

It’s not yet known if the performances will be live or if they will be pre-recorded like last year, but this new lineup may well be the most impressive we’ve seen in a long time. On December 21, the Academy unveiled the shortlist in 10 categories, including Best Original Song. We find there HER, who won the statuette last year with “Fight for You” for Judas and the Black Messiah, and who will now compete with “Automatic Woman” for bruised ; Ariana Grande and Kid Cudi with “Just Look Up” for Don’t Look Up ; Kid Cudi and Jay Z with “Guns Go Bang” for The Harder They Fall ; Beyonce with “Be Alive” for The Williams Method ; and Billie Eilish with “No Time To Die” for Dying can wait.

What will the dress code be?

If the Covid-19 allows it, all the gratin of Hollywood should tread the red carpet this year. We can therefore expect the traditional parade of gala dresses, sequined capes and extravagant tuxedos.

When will the 2022 Oscar nominations be announced?

Nominations will be announced on February 8.

Who are the 2022 Oscar nominees?

It is expected that Belfast and The Power of the Dog compete in the race for best film, closely followed by The Williams Method, Dunes and West Side Story. Jane Campion, Kenneth Branagh, Denis Villeneuve, Steven Spielberg and Paul Thomas Anderson are big favorites for the Best Director award. As far as interpretation is concerned, the balance tips in favor of Will Smith, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andrew Garfield and Denzel Washington for the Best Actor category, and Olivia Colman, Kristen Stewart, Lady Gaga and Nicole Kidman for Best Actress. The award for Best Supporting Actress could go to Kirsten Dunst, Ariana DeBose Where Caitriona Balfe, and Best Supporting Actor to Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ciaran Hinds Where Troy Kotsur. Finally, the trophy for best international film could go to Drive My Car, Flee, Julie (in 12 chapters), God’s hand Where A hero.

Translation by Sandra Proutry-Skrzypek

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Everything we already know about the Oscars 2022