Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman, two actors who have won multiple Academy Awards, will be two of the presenters during Sunday’s Oscar telecast.
The news was announced by the show’s producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “Between the two of them, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman have created more iconic characters than any other pair of actors in the world,” said Zadan and Meron. “Their participation in this year’s Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today.”
As stated above, both actors have been awarded the Oscar multiple times; Nicholson has been nominated 12 and has two Best Actor Oscars for “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (1975) and “As Good as It Gets” (1997). Nicholson also won the award for supporting actor for “Terms of Endearment” (1983). Hoffman has been nominated seven times and won the Oscar for Best Actor twice for “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) and “Rain Man” (1988).
There’s a huge list of actors who will be presenting this year. The list thus far incldues:
Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted and “Marvel’s The Avengers” cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo; returning 2011 Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep; “Chicago” cast members Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones; special guests Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron; and performers including Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit and Helena Bonham, Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.
The Oscars will air Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. The show will be hosted by Seth McFarlane. Make sure to tune into ABC to see all the excitement!