Film Academy Invites Taylor Swift, Austin Butler, Keke Palmer, and Ke Huy Quan

Taylor Swift, Ke Huy Quan, Austin Butler, Keke Palmer, and The Weeknd have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 

The Academy extended invitations to 398 individuals this year. 

Among the invitees, there are 22 Oscar winners and 76 nominees. 

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, writer-director-producers of "Everything Everywhere All at Once," were invited. 

Actors Paul Mescal, Stephanie Hsu, and Kerry Condon were also invited. 

A majority of the invitees are from countries outside the U.S., including actors from films like "RRR," "Holy Spider," "Triangle of Sadness," "Shoplifters," and "Decision to Leave." 

Other Hollywood actors on the list include Lashana Lynch, Nicholas Hoult, Bill Hader, Paul Reiser, Selma Blair, and Robert John Davi. 

Directors invited to join the Academy include Joseph Kosinski, Edward Berger, Santiago Mitre, Michael Showalter, and Carlos López Estrada.