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007 has a new reason to put on a tux.

Skyfall is the James Bond franchise’s strongest-ever shot at an Oscar for best picture, but whether the movie gets a nod or not, the 23-film spy series will be the subject of a special tribute at this year’s ceremony.

The producers of the Academy Awards announced today that the Feb. 24 telecast will take time for a look back at the legacy of the shaken-not-stirred superspy.

“We are very happy to include a special sequence on our show saluting the Bond films on their 50th birthday,” producers Craig Zadan and »


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