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Oscars 2024: Zendaya Wears Denims, Steven Spielberg Refuses to Announce Winner’s Identify at Costume Rehearsal

Oscars 2024: Zendaya Wears Denims, Steven Spielberg Refuses to Announce Winner’s Identify at Costume Rehearsal


With the 96th Academy Awards simply hours away, actors, administrators and Hollywood’s greatest stars descended upon the Dolby Theatre on Saturday for the official costume rehearsal forward of the large day. 

The run-through, held every year as a technique to familiarize the presenters and manufacturing crew with the circulate of occasions earlier than movie’s greatest evening, went off with just a few slight hitches and a few main pauses to digicam block and alter lighting for stars like Zendaya, Lupita Nyong’o, Steven Spielberg, America Ferrera and extra. ET’s Hope Sloop was contained in the theater and watched because the constructing blocks of the present had been stacked on high of one another to disclose an thrilling — and hilarious — evening deliberate. 

Earlier within the day — previous to ET’s entrance within the auditorium — Finest Supporting Actor nominee Ryan Gosling hit the stage to apply forward of his efficiency on Sunday. The actor can be one in every of 5 musical acts to sing their Oscar-nominated music, which for Gosling means his energy anthem from Barbie, “I am Simply Ken.” For the informal apply run, Gosling sported a ballcap, sun shades and a Grave Diggers T-shirt, nonetheless giving off the laborious rock and too-cool-for-school Kenergy of his character. 

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ET first walked in as Nyong’o — an Academy Award winner for her position in 12 Years a Slave — was onstage with a mixture of different presenters, represented by stand-ins because the others concerned couldn’t make it to the rehearsal. As she stood patiently in sweats and a puffer vest, she listened intently to instructions and introductions for the nominees in her respective class. To maintain the ingredient of shock, ET has been requested to not expose which class or classes every presenting can be studying on Sunday. 

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After exiting and taking a beat to alter up the stage and lighting colours, Zendaya was welcomed with a raucous bunch of applause as she approached an imaginary microphone to announce an imaginary winner. The actress — nonetheless with a little bit of a raspy voice after dropping her voice whereas selling Dune: Half 2 — shocked in a darkish inexperienced jacket, denims and black loafers, solely stumbling as soon as over her strains whereas studying from the teleprompter. 

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After Zendaya, Spielberg — himself an eight-time Finest Director nominee — got here up for the run-through within the early morning hours on Saturday, sporting his informal finest with denims and a shawl whereas presenting. The 2-time winner, clearly superstitious over jinxing the nominees within the class he’s presenting, refused to announce a winner chosen at random for the aim of the occasion, even after one manufacturing member instructed him it was okay to learn it. 

“No, as a result of it’s unhealthy luck,” he mentioned, laughing. “It is unhealthy luck.”

Ferrera — a nominee herself within the Finest Supporting Actress class — and Kate McKinnon practiced their deal with to the gang collectively, presumably carrying their heels for the large present. Whereas the “Bizarre Barbie” actress sported a standard black go well with and black heels, Ferrera added a critical pop of shade with pink excessive heels to accompany her denims and black leather-based jacket. Hilariously, the 2 Barbie stars flubbed and cursed as they each went in to learn the identical line. 

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“Oh wait, f**okay,” they mentioned collectively as they each went to introduce the nominees. The viewers — a skeleton crew of producers, stand-ins and technical staff — burst out into laughter as they labored it out collectively and the nominees names had been learn through voiceover. The hilarious chaos between the 2 comedy actresses continued as they began to announce the faux winner, which is accompanied by the presenter stating “for this rehearsal solely” as to make sure that false reviews are usually not shared concerning the winner of every class. 

“And the Oscar goes to –” McKinnon mentioned as Ferrera interjected rapidly “for this rehearsal solely,” laughing collectively as soon as once more and inflicting the gang to chuckle with them.

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On the very finish of the observable rehearsal, Catherine O’Hara and Michael Keaton introduced collectively and held again laughs whereas going by a bit linked to their classes. The pair additionally received rotated twice as they awaited handing off their apply Oscars. 

In a single hilarious second earlier than ET’s exit, Keaton presumably walked away from O’Hara, prompting her to name out “Michael” twice. The sound of the Schitt’s Creek actress’ voice rang out by the gang, even and not using a microphone. The sound was eerily acquainted for any fan of Dwelling Alone who has heard O’Hara’s basic (and iconic) “Kevin!” line within the movie. 

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Amongst these introduced to be presenting collectively however not in attendance for the Saturday trial consists of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga stars Chris Hemsworth and Anya Taylor Pleasure in addition to Barbie‘s Issa Rae and Poor IssuesRamy Youssef.

The 96th Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, can be handed out dwell on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on March 10 beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC. Within the meantime, keep tuned to ETonline.com for full Oscars protection





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