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Oscars 2021 latest updates – Carey Mulligan, Olivia Colman, Sacha Baron-Cohen and Daniel Kaluuya among top nominees

HOLLYWOOD'S biggest night of movie awards is just around the corner as stars prepare for a glitzy night.

The 93rd Academy Awards take place TONIGHT (Sunday, April 25, 2021) in a dazzling in person ceremony in Los Angeles – and here's how you can watch them.

The 2021 Oscars will be different from the rest, as the event will be held in a new venue and two-months delayed than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nominees for Best actor in a leading role include Steven Yeun (Minari), Anthony Hopkins (The Father), Gary Oldman (Mank) & the late Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom).

Riz Ahmed is also in the running for Best leading actor for his role in Sound of Metal, making him the first ever Muslim nominated for lead actor.

Female leads in the running for Best actress include Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), Andra Day (The United States V. Billie Holiday),Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a woman), Frances McDormand (Nomadland) & Carey Mulligan (Promising young woman).

Actors & actresses in the running for the best supporting role include Daniel Kaluuya, Sacha Baron Cohen, Glenn close, Amanda Seyfried, Lakeith Stanfield & Maria Bakalova.

The awards ceremony is taking place in two locations- Union Station in downtown Los Angeles and the Oscars' usual home of the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

There will be several performers at the award ceremony, including H.E.R.

The ceremony will be televised live on ABC at 8pm Eastern standard time & 5pm Pacific standard time.

Viewers overseas can tune into the 93rd Academy Awards show on the Sky Cinema Oscars channel.

Their coverage starts at 12.30am on Monday 26 April.

Follow all the latest news and updates from the Oscars 2021 in our live blog…'

  • Nicole Chenoweth


    Reese Witherspoon might not have scored a nomination this year, but that hasn’t lowered her excitement for Hollywood’s biggest night. 

    The movie icon posted an energetic video on Sunday morning that showed her getting ready for the Academy Awards wearing a black Oscars sweatshirt. 

    She teased fans with a glimpse at the “incredibly different” award show as she got ready. 

    “I’m excited because I’m presenting at the Oscars tonight! Are you going to watch? You should watch because I went to rehearsals yesterday and it’s so incredibly different. 

    “I can’t wait to hear what you guys think. I’m also excited for the nominees to to be going somewhere in person. 

    “So I’ll fill you guys in as much as I can,” the blonde beauty told the camera. 

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