The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced 17 additional 88th Academy Awards presenters including six Oscar winners. This third batch of celebrities brings the total list of presenters and performers announced to 41, with more expected to be revealed in the next few weeks. The 2016 Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28th and will be broadcast live on ABC beginning at 4pm PT. Chris Rock is this year’s host and David Hill and Reginald Hudlin are the producers.
“Through their work, these artists have shown us the unique, transformative power of cinema,” said Hill and Hudlin. “We are delighted they will be joining us on the Oscars stage this year.”
The new presenters:
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Michael B. Jordan
The previously announced presenters and performers:
Benicio del Toro