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Toasting The Academy's Coolest New Members: Actors Edition

By Kristy Puchko | Lists | July 1, 2016 |

By Kristy Puchko | Lists | July 1, 2016 |

In an effort to actually make the Oscars inclusive, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced their new batch of 683 members. There’s scads of thrilling additions. Let’s take a moment to toast the Pajiba faves from the Acting branch with gifs!

John Boyega

Chadwick Boseman

Rose Byrne

Morris Chestnut

Idris Elba

Andrew Garfield

Greta Gerwig

Carla Gugino

Tom Hiddleston

Oscar Isaac

O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson

Michael B. Jordan

Regina King

Brie Larson

Byung-Hun Lee

Patti LuPone

Rachel McAdams

Adepero Oduye

Nate Parker

Michelle Rodriguez

Martin Starr

Tessa Thompson

Lorraine Toussaint

Gabrielle Union

Alicia Vikander

Emma Watson

Damon Wayans Jr.*

Rita Wilson

You can check out the full list at LA Times Then share the picks you’re pumped about in comments.

*Kristy Puchko constructed this gif-straganza almost solely to employ that Happy Endings gif.

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Kristy Puchko is the managing editor of Pajiba. You can follow her on Twitter.