On Wednesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the February 24, 2019, ceremony will feature a few additions - including a new category celebrating outstanding achievement in popular film.
It's also announced that starting next year and in 2020 the Oscars will feature a "more globally accessible three-hour telecast" and air nearly a month earlier on February 5.
In a statement, the organization revealed the addition of a new category that is being designed around "outstanding achievement in popular film", promising more details and eligibility requirements to come.
If you're a fan of the types of movies that break box office records, you might have more reason to tune into the Oscars soon.
Plus, the Oscars will have a new category for outstanding achievement in popular film. The Guardian suggests that the new category could be good news for Marvel movies, like Black Panther , which often get overlooked when it comes to Hollywood's biggest awards night.
Additionally, the 2020 Academy Awards will have an earlier date, moving from February 23 to February 9.
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IndieWire chief film critic Eric Kohn told The Washington Post that the "crass" category frustrates him.
Big changes are coming to the Oscars.
And that's just it; while the Academy is trying to stay relevant in an ever-changing media landscape, this newfangled "Popular Film" category is bound to be controversial. With Oscar ratings dipping over the past few years, this move is no doubt the Academy's way of getting more eyeballs on the ceremony itself. Some awards will be presented live while others will be given out during the commercial breaks and edited into clips to be shown later.
The changes are among the most drastic made to the program in recent years.
Organizers of the Oscars - under fire for plummeting ratings and accused of elitism - on Wednesday announced the creation of a new category to honor top blockbusters and said they would shorten the ceremony to attract more viewers. The MTV Movie Awards?