Oscar academy plans outdoor theater in Hollywood

A worker brings tools and supplies to the red carpet in front of one of the Oscar statues along Hollywood Blvd. as preparation continues for the Oscars outside the Kodak Theater in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Saturday morning, Feb. 24, 2007. The 79th Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 25. (AP Photo/Jim Dietz)

December 18, 2011 5:22:00 PM PST
The overseers of the Academy Awards are building an outdoor theater and event space on a piece of land in Hollywood that had been intended for a film museum.