But Staunton is terrified about the uncomfortable onstage moment, because she has no idea how Oscar bosses want nominees to behave.
The 49-year-old says, "What do they want from us? Should I faint when they open the envelope?
"It will be very hard to be on stage when they say, 'And the winner is... none of you lot!' In fact, I would be extremely surprised if they did that with us actors."
She says, "I'm really excited. The more fun we can have on the night the better. It's not exactly a life-or-death situation, is it?"23/02/2005 14:36