American Academy thought about the transfer of the 93rd ceremony of awarding the prize “Oscar” because of the pandemic coronavirus. This is with reference to sources in the organization Wednesday, may 20, according to Variety.

“it is Very likely that the Oscars will take,” said one of the sources.

However, according to him, the possible new date for the ceremony has not yet been discussed. Currently, the presentation of the Oscars is scheduled for February 28, 2021.

Also stresses that the final decision is still pending. The source broadcasts the ceremony “Oscars” of the television company ABC noticed that her date is not changed.

Previously, the American Academy had to announce changes to the rules for selecting films for the “Oscar” due to the closure of cinemas in a pandemic coronavirus. Under the new regulations, to participate in the awards will also allow movies that have come out online if their distributor had originally planned to release them in cinemas.

Earlier in may it became known that in the year 2020 because of the coronavirus will not take place at the Cannes film festival. The final decision about carrying out in September Venice film festival is still pending.