Academy invites largest, most diverse class of new members ever

June 29, 2016 9:02 PM

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41 percent of the invitees are people of color; 46 percent are women

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited the largest and most diverse class of new members in its 89-year history, with John Boyega, Eva Mendes, Oscar Isaac, Emma Watson, James Wan, and Lana and Lilly Wachowski among the 683 invitees.

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