We only have one word for this year's Oscars red carpet: stunning!
Oscars 2019 performances: Jennifer Hudson will sing I'll Fight from Oscar-nominated documentary RBG, Nominees Gillian Welch and David Rawlings will also perform and Bette Midler will represent Mary Poppins Returns for a rendition of The Place Where Lost Things Go.
The Spirit Awards limit nominees to films with budgets pf $20 million and under, eliminating bigger budget contenders like Black Panther and A Star Is Born. If Roma does win, it'll make history as the very first foreign language film to win the night's most coveted award, and, as a Netflix film, will spell a whole new era for streaming and cinema. Tennis champion Serena Williams and talk show host Trevor Noah will also appear on the Dolby Theatre stage in Hollywood in a bid to broaden the show's appeal beyond movie fans.
After two months of intense and costly campaigning, award watchers say the victor is anyone's guess.
The Spirits" best-picture victor has often predicted Oscar, including Moonlight, "Spotlight, Birdman and 12 Years a Slave.
The race for Best Picture is a close one, with Roma and Green Book the two frontrunners.
Yorgos Lanthimos' hilarious and oddly touching movie starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weizs is leading the nominations for 2019 with an impressive 10 nods. "Oscars All Access: Red Carpet Live" will be hosted by actress Laura Marano, and entertainment journalist Louis Virtel, and they will bring Twitter questions to the stars.
The much-awaited award ceremony of 91st Academy Awards is set to take place on February 25. She is also favored to win the Oscar for Best Actress tonight.
It could be a momentous night for diversity.
Rami Malek has already won a Golden Globe, a SAG Award, and a BAFTA, and is nominated for an Oscar, for his portrayal of Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody", a singer born with four additional incisors. On the ABC network, the "On the Red Carpet" preview arrivals special will air from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. ET, followed immediately by the "Oscars Live on the Red Carpet" programming, which will air until show time.
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