Coronavirus pandemic: Academy Awards governors open up on major change in rules and if the Oscars will happen next year

As the scenario grows bleaker, with not even one third of the movies meant to see the light of day in theatres likely to release this year, the governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have approved a temporary change in the rules to include movies directly streamed online, without first completing the minimum mandated screening in cinemas, as a part of the Oscar contenders