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The future of the Oscars red carpet amid coronavirus pandemic

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The coronavirus has been wreaking havoc on the entertainment industry, with production halted for months and closed theaters pushing movie openings to streaming and on-demand services.
The coronavirus has been wreaking havoc on the entertainment industry, with production halted for months and closed theaters pushing movie openings to streaming and on-demand services. The Oscars have been moved from the end of February 2021 to April 25 due to the pandemic, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has not offered any details about exactly how the show would change. The famed red carpet will surely look different, given how many reporters and photographers are packed into such a small place. Who wears what at the Academy Awards has become almost as important as who wins, but will COVID-19 be the end of the red carpet as we know it?”The amount of journalists and fans and people, and the kind of lack of social distancing, is just really not possible to go back to that,” WWD Style Director Alex Badia said.

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