Late star Chadwick Boseman was anticipated to win within the class for his remaining movie efficiency.
In a shock win, Anthony Hopkins took residence the most effective actor statue at the Oscars on Sunday for his work in The Father. Going into the ceremony, the late Chadwick Boseman was the heavy favourite to win for his remaining movie position as Levee in Ma Rainey’s Black Backside.
Oscar producers even gave the impression to be making ready for a Boseman win by altering the order of the awards present to finish with the most effective actor award, quite than greatest image, which normally closes out the present. However presenter Joaquin Phoenix opened the envelope and introduced Hopkins had received. Hopkins, who at 83 turns into the oldest greatest actor winner, was not on the ceremony so the present led to a quite anticlimactic method with no speech.
The Father, from director Florian Zeller, sees Hopkins play an growing older patriarch battling dementia. It’s based mostly on Zeller’s play of the identical title.
That is Hopkins’ second Oscar, following a 1992 greatest actor win for his iconic work in Silence of the Lambs. He has been nominated for a complete of six occasions.
The 93rd Oscars have been held on the Union Station Los Angeles and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and televised stay on ABC. There was no host. The occasion was produced by Steven Soderbergh, Jesse Collins and Stacey Sher.