But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
[Image via Fayesvision/WENN.]
This is very unfortunate and disappointing.
Despite some very talented individuals receiving well-deserved nominations this year for Academy Awards, ZERO people of color were recognized in any of the major categories - including acting, writing, and directing!
Such a shame!
We sincerely hope that filmmakers keep this in mind during upcoming projects this year, because this should have never happened, and there will be no excuse if it happens again next year.