Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway Get 2nd Chance to Present Oscar

Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway Get 2nd Chance to Present Oscar

After the Best Picture mix-up a year ago, stars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway are again expected to present the top honour at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday.

The Bonnie and Clyde co-stars famously announced the wrong Best Picture victor at the 2017 ceremony after they were handed the wrong envelopes.

At the 2017 Oscars, La La Land was mistakenly awarded Best Picture before panicked producers announced that Moonlight was the real victor, resulting in candid photos of shocked celebrities that could rival a Renaissance painting. Emma Stone's La La Land card was in the envelope, leading Dunaway to assume that the Hollywood musical had scored the Best Picture honor.

After the "La La Land" cast showed up on stage to collect their Oscar, the presenters reannounced the victor as "Moonlight", stunning the cast members and the audience, alike. Instead of saying the correct name of the victor (Moonlight), the card read: "Emma Stone, La La Land".

Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members Wednesday detailing the new protocols for announcing Oscar winners developed after the best-picture flub at last month's Academy Awards. "I still can't explain how it happened", Kimmel said.

A source told TMZ that at rehearsal, Dunaway began their presentation by saying, "presenting is better the second time around". However, due to a mistake backstage, the two were handed the wrong envelope and read that La La Land had won the award.

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Last year, the two reportedly disliked each other so much they did not rehearse together, TMZ said.

And The Academy has chose to retain accounting firm PwC despite the now infamous Best Picture flub.

The Oscars air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

As it turned out, PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant Brian Cullinan was the one to blame for placing the wrong envelope in the pair's hands - a colossal mistake that somehow had never happened before.

Working on the Emmy Awards, Tony Awards, American Music Awards, BET Awards, Super Bowl halftime show, and New Year's Rockin' Eve, Weiss thought he'd seen it all over a 30-year career.

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