Hollywood power failure dims prep work for Oscars ceremony

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A brief energy outage in Hollywood Saturday briefly threw a wrench into preparations for Sunday’s Academy Awards.

Shortly after 1 p.m., energy dropped on a complete block alongside the boulevard that features the Dolby Theatre, the place rehearsals have been ongoing for the Oscars awards ceremony.

The blackout was temporary within the constructing, and rehearsals moved forward, in keeping with the Hollywood Reporter.

Crew and awards insiders have been caught in elevators, and native store homeowners have been compelled to shut early.

The information comes following days of heavy rains throughout the Los Angeles space which can be anticipated to clear up earlier than the awards present.


Chris Gardener, who writes for the media outlet, tweeted video of individuals strolling alongside stalled elevators.

Red carpet for the Oscars
Shortly after 1 p.m., energy dropped on a complete block which included the Dolby Theatre, the place Oscars rehearsals have been going down.
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He cited a supply saying the scene inside Dolby was “chaotic” and that “It’s a superb factor it wasn’t [Sunday].”

Jimmy Kimmel will likely be this yr’s Oscars host.

The Academy is implementing measures to keep away from “unprecedented” spectacles at this yr’s ninety fifth Academy Awards after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock through the reside broadcast final yr. 

Throughout the ceremony, a “disaster staff” will likely be poised to intervene ought to something unanticipated happen


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