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Oscar's exclusive club is about to get bigger and more diverse: What you need to know

Oscar's exclusive club is about to get bigger and more diverse: What you need to know

One of the most exclusive clubs in the world is about to get a little bit – or perhaps more than a little bit – bigger.

On Wednesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is expected to announce its newest class of members, the first round of invitees to join the nearly 90-year-old organization since the #OscarsSoWhite controversy reached a crescendo at this year’s awards ceremony. 

Here are five things you need to know.

1. The group is certain to be the largest and most diverse in the academy’s history. 

For the last several years, the organization has been working...

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