Oscar producer Donna Gigliotti, and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss, today announced the first round of presenters for the Academy Awards®. The show will honor the incredible slate of nominees – from blockbusters to independent films – and embrace the diversity of the global movie-going audience. The Oscars® airs live on the ABC Television Network, February 24, and will be broadcast in more than 225 countries and territories. The stars such as: Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans,Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, Constance Wu Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic to Perform During the “In Memoriam” Segment will be in house for this years award show.
Oscar nominees have generated tremendous worldwide attention through
their captivating stories, achievements and performances,” said
Gigliotti and Weiss. “We want to give the public an opportunity to once
again experience the moments that have moved us all. It is a celebration
of our universal love of movies.”
producers will continue to announce talent joining the show in the
coming weeks, and, as previously announced, the show will feature
musical performances of the five Original Song nominees.
blockbuster hits to intimate tales of the human spirit, the movies we
celebrate at the Oscars connect us in a way that is both moving and
powerful,” said Karey Burke, President, ABC Entertainment. “Donna and
Glenn will deliver a tribute worthy of the talent that will present and
receive Oscar gold, and I’m so proud that ABC is home to this monumental night.”
Oscars is the most-watched live entertainment event of the year,” said
Academy president John Bailey. “The show connects us with the power and
history of the movies as it reconnects home audiences with their
favorite films and stars.”
is an important moment in Oscar history,” said Academy CEO Dawn Hudson.
“This year’s show maintains Oscar traditions, and is also evolving to
reflect our global audience.”
The 91st Oscars® will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST.
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