Oscars Academy Names Big Little Lies Casting Director David Rubin as New President

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a new president.

David Rubin, who hails from the casting director’s branch of the Academy, has been elected as its president following cinematographer John Bailey’s two-year term. The cinematographer was forced to step down this month due to term limits, which prevent Board members from serving more than three consecutive three-year terms.

Rubin was elected by members of the Board, including Laura Dern and Whoopie Goldberg from the actors branch, and Steven Spielberg and Susanne Bier from the directors branch.

The casting director’s recent credits include HBO’s
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