No rest for the wicked. At least, not right before the Oscars.

Spotted having lunch on Presidents’ Day in the Belvedere Room at the Peninsula Hotel — otherwise known as Oscar Central — Academy Awards telecast producer Gil Cates, talent executive Danette Herman, and associate producer Michael Seligman.

Cates revealed the shocking truth behind the upcoming Academy Awards show. “It’s going to be very…different,” he whispered, before ordering a lunch prepared by chef Sean Hardy.

So now you know.

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