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Lady Gaga among new Academy inductees

(CNN)The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is adding to its ranks by extending invitations to 842 new members of the film industry. The invitees, which make up people from over 59 countries, not only include some familiar names but also exemplify the Academy's push for better inclusion.Half of the invited members for 2019 are women and 29% of them are people of color. They include recent Oscar winner for "A Star Is Born," Lady Gaga, who was invited to be a part of both the acting and music branches, and actress Marina de Tavira, who received a supporting actress nomination this year for "Roma." "Spider-Man" Tom Holland, "Us" actor Winston Duke, "Marshall" and "This Is Us" star Sterling K. Brown are among some of the other actor ...
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