Oscars Will Be Held at Hollywood & Highland Center (or Whatever It Ends Up Being Called) Next Year
The Oscars are going to be held at the same venue where they've been held at for the last decade: at the corner of Hollywood & Highland.
Today the Academy made the announcement that its awards would be held at what is now called the Hollywood & Highland Center next February 15, according to City News Service. (We look forward to that day so far in the future when hopefully we'll have forgotten how bloated it was and how happy we were when it was over so we can liveblog it all over again.)
But where the awards will happen the year after that is still not clear. Previously, the Academy told its landlord at the theatre formerly known as Kodak that 2013 might be the last year it would host the Academy Awards show there. There has been speculation that the show could move to Nokia Theatre. Some have pointed out that the Academy might just be trying to get a better deal out from its current landlord.
What the Hollywood & Highland Center might be called next year is also not clear. Kodak ponied up millions of dollars to have its name on the theater, but the company lobbied in bankruptcy court to have its name taken down. AshleyMadison.com made a bid, but that's probably not going to fly...