The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced another batch of celebrities set to present at the 2016 Oscars. The newly added presenters include Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmmaker J.J. Abrams, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Henry Cavill, Sacha Baron Cohen (soon to be seen in The Brothers Grimsby), Oscar winner John Legend, Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman. Commenting on the new presenters, Oscar show producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin stated, “We’re thrilled to be joined by a movie icon, a filmmaking dynamo, a larger than life action hero, a master of satire and two world renowned music power-hitters. This year’s show reflects a commitment to showcase cinematic contributions from a variety of genres and this latest list of presenters reflects just that.”
The 88th Academy Awards will be hosted by Chris Rock and will air live from Hollywood on ABC on February 28, 2016. Previously announced presenters and performers:
Benicio del Toro
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Michael B. Jordan
Whoopi Goldberg Jared Leto