Next 12 months’s Golden Globes will happen on Feb. 28, an unusually late date for the glitzy movie and tv award present as Hollywood scrambles to modify to the Corona Virus pandemic.
The Globes, that are sometimes held in early January, will take the weekend beforehand reserved for the Oscars, which final week have been delayed by eight weeks to April 25.
“The HFPA will present additional steering round eligibility, voting interval, and revised nominations announcement timing within the coming weeks,” mentioned the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in an announcement.
The 78th Golden Globes might be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, it confirmed.
The assertion didn’t particularly point out the pandemic. But Corona Virus has wreaked havoc on Hollywood, closing down productions and forcing studios to delay releasing films whereas theaters stay closed.
Other award exhibits together with the Baftas and the Film Independent Spirit Awards have additionally postponed their ceremonies.
In an distinctive transfer, the Academy Awards have prolonged the deadline for Oscar-eligible movies by two months, to the top of February.
The Globes have but to verify any adjustments to the awards’ eligibility interval.
But the HFPA was the primary main present to loosen its guidelines for this 12 months due to the pandemic.
It introduced in March that movies that had deliberate “a bona fide theatrical launch,” however have been pressured to launch solely on streaming due to the Corona Virus, might be permitted on the Globes.
In common years, most award exhibits require films should be proven in Los Angeles theaters for a minimal interval to be thought-about.
And whereas beforehand studios had to invite HFPA voters to non-public screening occasions, on-line hyperlinks or DVDs might be permitted in the course of the pandemic lockdown.