(ANI): The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed
that Jet Li is one of the 105 film personalities who have been
invited to join it. Becoming a member of the academy, Li will be
entitled to help decide Oscar winners. According to the China
Daily, a report posted on the Web site Sohu.com says that Jackie
Chan, Joan Chen and Vivian Wu are the other Chinese stars have
previously been invited to join the academy.
"Borat" creator Sacha Baron Cohen, and the latest Best Actress
Oscar winner Marion Cotillard have also been invited to join the
academy. This year's list of invitees includes actors, directors,
producers, editors, and writers. They will bring the academy's
voting members to nearly 6,000.