Chris Evans, Jennifer Lopez and Charlize Theron Among First Round of 2019 Oscars Presenters
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed some of the stars who will be handing out statues
On Monday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the first round of stars who will be handing out statues at the Feb. 24 ceremony.
Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu will all take the stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles later this month.
“SO excited to be presenting at the 91st #Oscars,” Lopez, 49, tweeted on Monday.
Goldberg, 63, is no stranger to the Oscars, having hosted the show in 1993, 1995, 1998 and 2001. She also won best supporting actress in 1991 for her role in Ghost.
Not the only Academy Award winner in the group, Larson, 29, took home the best actress honor in 2016 for Room, and Theron, 43, won the same category in 2004 for her leading role in Monster.
Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Philharmonic will score this year’s “In Memoriam” segment, and all five best original song nominees, including Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, will perform throughout the night as well.
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Roma and The Favourite head into the Oscars with the most nominations, with each filming earning 10 nods. They’ll face off in the best screenplay, best director and best picture categories.
Rounding out the best picture nominees: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Green Book, A Star Is Born and Vice. Black Panther marks the first superhero film to be nominated for the top prize.
The 91st Annual Academy Awards will air live Feb. 24 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.