According to preliminary estimates, a record number of sequels will compete for the best film Oscar.
Film industry The Oscar nominees will be announced on Tuesday at an event starting at 3:30 p.m. HS will show the event live from around 15:15.
According to preliminary estimates, there will probably be more sequels competing for the best film award than ever before. Nominations have been made at least Top Gun: Maverick, Avatar: The Way of Water and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – for movies.
Measured by box office receipts, the mentioned films have been successes. Avatar’s the sequel has already collected more than two billion dollars, new Top Gun -film of almost 1.5 billion dollars and Black Pantherin the sequel grossed over $800 million at the box office.
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The previous record will be broken if two sequels are nominated. Over the years, there have been a total of eight sequels nominated for Oscars, but in no previous year has only one sequel been nominated at a time.
In preliminary efforts, nominations have also been arranged for, among other things, films Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Banshees of Inisherin, The Fabelmans and Elvis. The Fabelmans won the other week for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama and The Banshees of Inisherin the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
The Oscars will be awarded Finnish time on Monday, March 13.