Actress Stephanie Sue is set to perform the Academy Award-nominated song “This Is a Life” from A24’s hit film “Everywhere Everywhere All at Once” at next month’s awards show, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said on Monday. announced to
Sue, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the film, will step in for the song’s original singer, Mitski, on March 12. She will be performing with music trio Son Lux and award winning singer. , songwriter and Talking Heads lead singer David Byrne.
The song, written by Byron and Son Lux frontman Ryan Lott, was nominated for Best Original Song. Son Lux was also nominated for Best Original Score for the film.
son lux shared your enthusiasm on Twitter and said they were grateful that Mitsky gave Sue his blessing. “Grateful to @mitskileaks for the blessing to have Stefani perform in her place,” he tweeted.
Other nominees are Lady Gaga and Bloodpop’s “Hold My Hand”, “Top Gun: Maverick”; “Lift Me Up” by Rihanna from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”; Diane Warren’s “Applause”, “Tell It Like a Woman”, and Chandrabose and MM Keeravani’s “Naatu Naatu”, from “RRR”.
Rihanna will perform “Lift Me Up” and Sofia will perform “Applause” with Carson Warren.
In November, “This Is a Life” was nominated for Best Original Song in an Independent Film at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” has been the unexpected juggernaut of this awards season, garnering multiple nominations and wins. It has 11 Oscar nominations, more than any other film this year.
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert were nominated for Best Direction. Jamie Lee Curtis, who played Deirdre, an IRS inspector, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress alongside Hsu. Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning stars Michelle Yeoh and Ke Hui Quan received nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.
The film was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Costume Design, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing.
As Variety reports, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” won four awards at the SAG Awards on Sunday, breaking the record for the most wins by a single film at the show.