Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Academy Rules on "Hurt Locker" Rule Violation

AMPAS declares:

Nicolas Chartier's tickets are revoked. As punishment for directly violating clauses in the e-mail and campaign rules, "The Hurt Locker" producer will not be allowed to attend the ceremony.

This means that, should the film win, he will not be on stage to accept a statue. He'll still get one, just sometime after March 7.

It's tough luck, but sometimes if you break the rules you get made an example of.

Full story over on the New York Times blog.

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