by Lucire staff/February 27, 2017/7.56
In a move echoing that of Miss Universe host Steve Harvey in 2015, actor Warren Beatty read out the wrong name for Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards.
La La Land was announced as the winner at the 2017 Oscars on Sunday night, but the actual winner was Moonlight.
La La Landâ€™s team were already on stage giving their acceptance speeches until its producer, Jordan Horowitz, said nonchalantly, â€˜Thereâ€™s a mistake. Moonlight, you won Best Picture.â€™
Beatty said that he had been handed the wrong envelope, its contents saying â€˜Emma Stone, La La Land.â€™ Horowitz backs up Beatty’s version of events in the video below.
Host Jimmy Kimmel made a reference to Harveyâ€™s gaffe, when he read out the wrong winner at the beauty pageant.
The gaffe almost overshadowed other wins on the night being the 2017 Oscarsâ€™ most talked-about moment.
Damien Chazelle was Best Director for his work on La La Land.
Casey Affleck won Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea. Supporting gongs went to Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali, who became the first Muslim to win an acting Oscar.
Emma Stone, La La Land
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, Fences
Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Best Original Screenplay
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay
Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney, Moonlight
Linus Sandgren, La La Land
Best Original Score
Justin Hurwitz, La La Land
Best Original Song
Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, La La Land
Best Sound Editing
Sylvain Bellemare, Arrival
Best Foreign Language Film
Asghar Farhadi, The Salesman
Best Film Editing
John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge
Best Visual Effects
Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon, The Jungle Book
Best Production Design
David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds Wasco, La La Land
Best Sound Mixing
Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace, Hacksaw Ridge
Best Documentary Feature
Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow, O. J.: Made in America
Best Animated Film
Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer, Zootopia
Best Animated Short Film
Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer, Piper
Best Documentary, Short Subject
Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara, The White Helmets
Best Live-action Short Film
Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy, Sing
Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson, Suicide Squad
Best Costume Design
Colleen Atwood, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them