Of those nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, all the 2014 nominees for best director are white men and all the acting nominees are white. 'I ... look forward to [seeing] a greater cultural diversity among all our nominees in all of our categories,' Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the academy’s first black president, said.
Lana Wachowski pointed out that the summer movie season, when original story 'Jupiter' was first scheduled to be released, is often a time for sequels. 'The summer is built around familiarity,' she said. 'I think Warner Bros. was uncomfortable with that environment.' 'Jupiter' hit theaters on Feb. 6.