Among the invitees on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual list of actors and filmmakers: Recent crop of nominees Gabourey Sidibe, Jeremy RennerVera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Carey Mulligan and winners Mo'Nique and Christoph Waltz.

U2's Bono and The Edge (nominated in 2002 for their song from 'Gangs of New York') are also on the list (but not bandmates Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen.) Also newly invited: box-office favorites Ryan Reynolds, Adam Sandler, and Zoe Saldana.

And who knew that Academy members were fans of the 'Saw' films? Tobin Bell, best known as Jigsaw in the slice-and-dice 'Saw' series, also received an invite. Perhaps that's due to the other, more prestigious, films on his resume, including 'Goodfellas,' 'The Firm' and 'The Verdict.'

Continue reading to see who else received an invitation:
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