Oscar winner Anne Hathaway has signed on to present at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. The producers of the 86th annual show, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, announced the news that the actress will be featured as a presenter during the telecast.
Hathaway’s appearance comes after she won last year’s Supporting Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of Fantine in the romantic musical film adaptation of the Broadway play, ‘Les Miserables.’ The performer was previously nominated for her leading role in the 2008 drama, ‘Rachel Getting Married.’ She made her feature film debut in 2001’s ‘The Princess Diaries,’ and also garnered fame in such movies as ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’
The 86th Oscar telecast, which will air on Sunday, March 2 on ABC, will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. The awards, which will honor film achievements of 2013, will be presented at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. The ceremony will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Written by: Karen Benardello