And The $$$ Goes To… Oscar Nominees By The Numbers
Script rights, screenplays, actors, directors — so much goes into making an Oscar-worthy film. And all those things cost major green. From production costs to prints and advertising, budgets can easily reach tens of millions with only hopes that box office sales will allow producers and studios to achieve a payout. As the Academy prepares to award dozens of bald gold statuettes Sunday evening, here’s a special presentation of the gargantuan numbers of this year’s hopefuls.