James Bond movie franchise is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and I’m sure that all Bond fans out there will be happy to hear that the 85th Academy Awards will include a tribute to the James Bond movie franchise! Well, nothing to be surprised about, after all – Skyfall aka the 23rd James Bond movie, has already earned $1.004 billion so far, and that definitely deserves a tribute, right? Check out the rest of this report to read the official announcement!
The 85th Academy Awards will include a tribute to the James Bond movie franchise which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, the telecast’s producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today:
We are very happy to include a special sequence on our show saluting the Bond films on their 50th birthday. Starting with ‘Dr. No’ back in 1962, the 007 movies have become the longest-running motion picture franchise in history and a beloved global phenomenon.
The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 5:30 a.m., PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on the ABC Television Network.
The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.