Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty, 2017 Oscars, Academy Awards, Show

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Second likelihood is a wonderful factor. 

In a very ironic transfer from The Academy, a number of retailers have reported Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway will return to current the Greatest Image award on the 2018 Oscars. The pair of Hollywood veterans have been partly chargeable for final yr’s notorious combine-up, the place La La Land was mistakenly named the Greatest Image of 2017 as an alternative of Moonlight.

A collective “WTF?!” could possibly be heard from contained in the Dolby Theater (and doubtless all over the world) when La La Land producers realized Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling‘s love story hadn’t truly gained the night’s largest honor. Seems Beatty was given the Greatest Actress card to learn, which Stone beforehand accepted.

The forged and crew of Moonlight then took the stage for one awkward, however nonetheless unforgettable finale to Hollywood’s most anticipated occasion. 

In response to TMZ, which was first to report the information, Beatty and Dunaway participated in rehearsals on Thursday night. Dunaway reportedly stated onstage, “Presenting is best the second time round,” to which Beatty responded, “The winner is Gone With the Wind.” 

E! Information has reached out to the Academy for remark.

Within the snafu’s aftermath, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) introduced the enforcement of latest protocols. Using telephones and social media backstage through the present has been banned, and each the presenters and a stage supervisor will affirm that they’ve the right envelope earlier than the presenters take the stage.

Are you excited to see Warren and Faye’s second of redemption? Tell us within the feedback! 

Tune in to E! Sunday, Mar. four to observe the Countdown to the Pink Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards particular at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. PT

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