The Academy clarifies why it omitted notable actors from the Oscars’ In Memoriam segment
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The Academy clarifies why it omitted notable actors from the Oscars’ In Memoriam segment

The Academy responded to criticism after viewers noticed Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Orson Bean were left out of Sunday’s “In Memoriam” segment.

Luke Perry participates in the “Riverdale” panel during the CW Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

Via Hollywood reporter:

“The Academy receives hundreds of requests to include loved ones and industry colleagues in the Oscars In Memoriam segment. An executive committee representing every branch considers the list and makes selections for the telecast based on limited available time,” the Academy said in a statement. “All the submissions are included on Oscar.com and will remain on the site throughout the year. Luke Perry and Cameron Boyce are remembered in the Oscar.com gallery.”

 

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