Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite (2019), which won four Oscars last year, will attend the prestigious awards ceremony once more. According to a list released by America’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, he will be attending as a presenter this year (AMPAS).
Bong was one of 15 nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards, which will be held in 2021. Website of leisure information in the United States According to Deadline, the South Korean auteur would almost certainly present the Best Director award, which he won last year for Parasite, making him the first Korean filmmaker to do so. Lee Isaac Chung for Minari, David Fincher for Mank, Chloé Zhao for Nomadland, Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman, and Thomas Vinterberg for Another Round are among the Best Director nominees this year.
Han Ye-ri, the lead actress in the film Minari (2020), which has earned six Oscar nominations, has also been invited to the ceremony. Minari’s Youn Yuh-Jung recently became the first Korean actress to receive a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress, the same honor for which she was nominated at the Oscars.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, have been presented at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles since 2002. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the event aims to establish “hubs” in a variety of locations—Los Angeles, Paris, and London—for nominees who may be unable to travel. The 93rd Academy Awards will be held on April 25 and will be shown live on ABC in 225 counties around the world.