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Tuesday January 22, 2008 5:11 pm

Oscar Nominees Talk Strike

Academy Award statuetteThe Academy Award nominations have been announced, is determined the show will go on in February, and everything seems to be moving toward the big night (the ceremony). But…is it, really? The is in talks with the producers, and all parties seem to be hopeful this whole strike might end. According to some nominees, that’s the only way they’ll even attend the event.

, nominated in the Best Director category, told the Associated Press he “would never cross a picket line ever.”  , who received the Best Actor nod, likewise said that if the strike continues he’ll not be on the red carpet. Others, like producer , said they doubt there will even be an Oscars event if the strike isn’t solved beforehand.

The Academy, however, is sticking to its guns; President Sid Ganis said they will put on the show. That settles that.

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