In what has colloquially become referred to as ‘The year of the female’, the Academy of motion photo Arts and Sciences has reportedly finalized four actresses to give these years lead appearing awards on the ninetieth annual Oscars.
Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster will announce the lead actress prize winner on Sunday night, even as Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren will present lead actor. however, the Academy did now not respond to a request for comment, stated variety.com.
Traditionally, the previous year’s performing winners present the equal categories for the alternative gender at the Oscars.
But in January, it changed into revealed that ultimate yr’s lead actor winner Casey Affleck (“Manchester by way of the ocean”) had withdrawn as a presenter from this year’s ceremony, reportedly to keep away from turning into a distraction because of sexual harassment complaints he previously settled with the producer and cinematographer of his 2010 film “I am still right here.”
The flow to get girls for the lead acting presentations comes in the wake of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements which have been in the spotlight this awards season, calling interest to sexual misbehavior, gender inequality and strength dynamics amongst other problems.