Six previous Oscar winners are among the 17 presenters announced Friday by Oscarcast producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin.
The winners who will present at the Feb. 28 Academy Awards are Patricia Arquette, Cate Blanchett, Common, Russell Crowe, Louis Gossett Jr. and Eddie Redmayne.
Also on board are Abraham Attah, Emily Blunt, Louis C.K., Chris Evans, Jennifer Garner, Michael B. Jordan, Rachel McAdams, Dev Patel, Daisy Ridley, Sarah Silverman and Sofia Vergara.
“Through their work, these artists have shown us the unique, transformative power of cinema,” said Hill and Hudlin in a statement. “We are delighted they will be joining us on the Oscars stage this year.”
The 88th Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live on ABC.
This is the third announcement of presenters. The first group was unveiled Jan. 28. The second group, announced Feb. 1, includes Steve Carell, Priyanka Chopra, Quincy Jones, Byung-hun Lee, Jared Leto, Julianne Moore, Olivia Munn, Margot Robbie, Jason Segel, Andy Serkis, J.K. Simmons, Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon.
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The force is strong on The Graham Norton Show on 18th December as the host welcomes Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega to the sofa.
The original Princess Leia will be talking all things Star Wars, along with Episode VII: The Force Awakens newcomers Ridley, who joins the cast as Rey (Han Solo’s daughter?), and Boyega who plays ex-Stormtrooper Finn. Ms Kylie Minogue is also set to perform.