Critics Choice Awards Require Covid-19 Testing of All Attendees as Dropout List Grows – Deadline

TO UPDATE: All attendees of tonight’s Critics Choice Awards must submit a Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of the event. The unusual move is one of the first major awards in 2023 to require this additional measure.

Michelle Pfeiffer also posted on Instagram that she will not be attending tonight’s awards after testing positive for Covid-19.

EARLIER: The two stars of The Banshees of Inisherin, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson will not appear tonight at the 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards, honoring the best achievements in filmmaking and television programming in 2022.

Both have tested positive for Covid-19, according to a studio source.

Farrell was nominated for Best Actor, while Gleeson was nominated for Best Supporting Actor tonight. Both attended the Golden Globes on Tuesday, where Farrell won the award for best actor in a comedy or musical.

The Banshees of Inishein has nine nominations at the Critics Choice Awards.

Also out for tonight’s Critics Choice is Jamie Lee Curtis, one of the stars of Everything Everywhere Everything at once. She also tested positive for Covid-19.

The awards will be held at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles and will air on The CW starting at 7 p.m. ET. Chelsea Handler hosts the program.

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