Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have added a batch of big-name presenters to the 2013 Academy Awards. Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman have committed to being a part of the 85th Academy Awards, with producers Meron and Zadan explaining why they wanted to snag the Oscar-winning actors for the show:
“Between the two of them, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman have created more iconic characters than any other pair of actors in the world. Their participation in this year’s Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today.”
Also just announced to take part in Hollywood’s biggest night are Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington. They join a list that includes Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron are listed as ‘special guests’ and Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit and Helena Bonham, Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand will all perform musical numbers.
The 2013 Oscars will take place on Sunday, February 24th in Hollywood.
Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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