“Solo: A Star Wars Story” Reportedly Disqualified From Oscars Because it Wasn’t Submitted in Time

Solo: A Star Wars Story has reportedly been disqualified from the Academy Awards because someone failed to submit it for consideration in time, according to /film.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story is among four films that have been disqualified from consideration for Academy’s Best Original Song and Best Original Score awards for various reasons.
  • The Solo: A Star Wars Story score comes from John Powell with themes from legendary composer John Williams.
  • The deadline for the film to be considered was November 15 and someone missed that deadline.
  • The other films disqualified for these awards include:
    • Mandy
    • Green Book
    • The Other Side of the Wind
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story premiered in theaters in May and tells the story of the fan-favorite and iconic character Han Solo.

ICYMI – More Academy Awards news:

  • The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has accepted consideration requests from several studios in the Animated Feature Film category. Two family films from Disney are among the 25 feature films that have been submitted to the Academy.
  • Disney has announced the categories they’re asking for Black Panther to be considered for in next year’s Academy Awards, and it’s a long list.
  • The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will take more time to consider a plan to introduce an outstanding achievement in popular film category to the Academy Awards.