And 2018 saw the support of Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Amy Schumer, Daniel Kaluuya and Timothée Chalamet.
Additional stars on the 2019 list include 'Captain Marvel' and 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Gemma Chan and British actress/Emmy winner, Claire Foy (The Crown).
Jamie Bell, Elisabeth Moss, Archie Panjabi, and Amanda Peet have also been included.
They've been chosen from 59 territories from around the globe.
It's approximated there are now 10,000-panel members at the Oscars.
Quick Facts: Oscars
The only silent film to previously nab an Oscar for Best Picture was 'Wings' in 1929. The movie pursues two young fighter pilots in the midst of World War I starred Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Richard Arlen, Clara Bow, and a young Gary Cooper.
The most nominated movies of all time garnered a whopping 14 nominations. First up was non-technicolor film All About Eve in 1950. 50 years later, James Cameron’s 'Titanic' sank all competition.
The first color film to win a Best Picture; 'Gone With The Wind' in 1940.
'Walt Disney' has won more Oscars than anyone else; he was commissioned for 64 awards and won 26.
Only three films have ever won all five of the topmost Oscars for Best Film, Actor, Actress, Director, and Writing. The movies: 'It Happened One Night' (1935), 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest' (1976) and 'The Silence Of The Lambs' (1992).
The actress with the most Oscars is Katharine Hepburn who won the statuette for a record number of four times in Best Actress category during her career. Clint Eastwood is the male actor with the most Academy, with a total of 4 trophies to his name, but he didn't win any for acting. Daniel Day-Lewis has won the best leading actor-male for three-times; being the highest in the category.
The youngest ever Oscar winner is actress Tatum O'Neal who was only 10 years old when she pocketed Best Supporting Actress for 'Paper Moon' while the oldest was Jessica Tandy at the age of 81. Tandy won the Best Actress Award for her part in 'Driving Miss Daisy'.
Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy for Best Director in 2010 for her Iraq war thriller, 'The Hurt Locker'. Fun Fact: Kathryn beat her ex-husband James Cameron who was up for the same award for his sci-fi epic, 'Avatar'.
Each gold-plated Oscar award bills $500 and weighs around 8 and a half pounds. Chicago based company R.S. Owens manufactures the Academy statuettes one year in advance of the show.