Faye Dunaway pleased for Oscars return

Faye Dunaway pleased for Oscars return

Faye Dunaway pleased for Oscars return

The changes are meant to avoid an embarrassing mistake akin to the one the academy suffered previous year, when a PwC representative mistakenly handed Warren Beatty the backup envelope for best actress, which had already been awarded to Emma Stone for "La La Land". "Because a year ago we had a thing", he joked.

The Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday.

But this time, they announced the right victor.

Now it's time for some celebration and laughter one year later, with Beatty and Dunaway triumphantly striding out on the Oscar stage with that right envelope.

In 2017 Dunaway read the wrong best picture victor after the pair was handed the best actress category envelope.

That's right folks, Hollywood legends Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty are making their Oscars comeback after things got a bit bloody awkward during the best picture presentation at last year's Academy Awards ceremony. But the best trips down memory lane were getting big names such as Rita Moreno and Christopher Walken to present awards. "I wasn't trying to be amusing", Beatty clarified on stage at the time, after host Jimmy Kimmel had joked "Warren, what did you do?"

"I opened the envelope and it said "Emma Stone, La La Land".

PricewaterhouseCoopers created a new policy to make sure that kind of confusion doesn't happen again, including prohibiting the use of smartphones and social media backstage during the Oscars show.

He also joked that the incident was "waterhouse under the bridge", in reference to the PricewaterhouseCooper accountants who were responsible for the envelope mix-up.

This year's large font is in sharp contrast to last year's Oscars ceremony, where it was harder to read the gold text on red envelopes.

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