Eva Mendes is joining The Academy!
The 42-year-old actress was one of a record breaking 683 stars newly invited to join the prestigious showbiz organization on Wednesday, June 29.
Oscars statuettes on display in January 2004. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
This exciting announcement comes months after The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences came under fire for the group's lack of diversity among its members.
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Other celebs recently asked to join The Academy include Idris Elba, America Ferrera, Anthony Anderson and Regina King, among others.
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