Producer Stephanie Allain has been picked to co-produce next year’s Oscar ceremony.
She will be working with Oscar-nominated producer Lynette Howell Taylor to produce the 92nd Oscars on Feb. 9, Academy president David Rubin announced on Friday.
“The combined producing talents of Lynette and Stephanie will bring dynamism and excitement to the 92nd Oscars show,” said Rubin. “Their vast production experience ranges from groundbreaking independent film to global blockbuster. We look forward to collaborating with them to bring an unforgettable Oscars event to movie fans around the world.”
Allain’s producing credits include Black Snake Moan, Hustle & Flow, Dear White People the movie, and Netflix’s Dear White People. She also helped launch the careers of directors John Singleton, Robert Rodriguez, Craig Brewer, Sanaa Hamri and Justin Simien, Variety reports.
“We have both watched the Oscars for as long as we can remember, and to be given the opportunity to produce the show is a dream,” both women said in a statement. “It’s an honor and a thrill to join forces to deliver an entertaining show that celebrates the artistry of this year’s best films.”