You can’t censure this one on Warren Beatty.
But that wasn’t a usually fumble a night!
An Australian film writer was featured in a show’s In Memoriam segment, notwithstanding a fact that she’s not indeed dead!
A print of Jan Chapman (above), who is alive and well, was used in place of Janet Patterson, an Australian dress engineer who died in Oct 2016.
The four-time Academy Award hopeful was best famous for her work on films like Peter Pan and The Piano.
Viewers were discerning to notice a mistake, as Chapman is one of Australia’s best famous producers and still active in a industry.
Needless to say, Chapman — who worked on The Piano with a defunct Patterson — was not happy about a error, revelation Variety:
“I was ravaged by a use of my picture in place of my good crony and long-time co-operator Janet Patterson. we had urged her group to check any sketch that competence be used and know that they were told that a Academy had it covered. [It’s] really disappointing… we am alive and good and an active producer.”
The Academy has nonetheless to criticism on how this happened — though given a other predicament they need to worry about, it might be a while until they residence this one.