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Film News: Freaky Oscar Ending Eclipses ‘Moonlight’ Win

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Chicago – And the winner was… a wild and bizarre ending to the 89th Academy Awards, as Best Picture presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were given a wrong envelope, resulting in a call of “La La Land” as top movie, but in an on-stage melee, it was further revealed that the Best Picture was actually “Moonlight.”

Producer Jordan Horowitz Announces the Best Picture as ‘Moonlight,’ with Warren Beatty

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Beatty – who co-presented with Dunaway 50 years after their starring together in “Bonnie & Clyde – hesitated after opening the envelope, before having Dunaway announce that the musical “La La Land” as Best Picture. The usual celebration on stage took place, until producer Jordan Horowitz of “La La Land” held up the real envelope and said, “This is not a joke, ‘Moonlight’ has won Best Picture,” and after a hesitation, “‘Moonlight.’ Best Picture.” The crew from “Moonlight” took the stage, for »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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