Jessica Chastain has said she’s willing to skip the Oscars red carpet to support the makeup artists of Tammy Faye’s eyes.
The Academy has drawn widespread criticism following its announcement in February to remove eight categories from the live stream.
During this year’s ceremony, the Oscars for Documentary Short Film, Film Editing, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Production Design, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Sound will be presented off-air.
Chastain, nominated for Best Actress for her role in Tammy Faye’s eyes – has said she’ll be there to support her film’s makeup team when her category is announced, skipping the red carpet portion of the night if she has to.
“I will absolutely be there when the makeup category is called, and if that means no red carpet press or ABC or whatever, so be it,” the actor said during an appearance on the show. Next best photo podcast.
The film, also starring Andrew Garfield, sees Chastain undergo a drastic physical transformation made possible by makeup and prosthetics.
the Interstellar The actor plays televangelist Tammy Faye at various ages over 30 years.
“The most important thing to me is to honor the incredible craftsmen who work in our industry,” said Chastain.
“A lot of attention is paid to the actors. We are like the face, in a way, because you go to the movies and see us. A lot of people don’t understand how far beyond an actor a performance is. Check out this amazing makeup kit. Tammy Faye It goes through three decades.”
Chastain isn’t the only star criticizing the Academy’s decision. Earlier this week, filmmaker Edgar Wright urged both the Baftas and the Oscars to broadcast their award ceremonies in full.
“Let everything be live,” wrote the last night in soho director.
The 94th Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on March 28.