Charlize Theron, Awkwafina and Chris Evans line up to present at the Oscars
The first round of Oscar presenters has arrived, with Awkwafina, Charlize Theron and Chris Evans among the A-list bunch.
On Monday morning, the academy announced the names of celebrities scheduled to present during the 91st Academy Awards later this month.
Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu round out the list.
“The Oscar nominees have generated tremendous worldwide attention through their captivating stories, achievements and performances,” said Oscar producer Donna Gigliotti and director Glenn Weiss in a statement Monday. “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.”
Scheduled to perform during the “In Memoriam” segment will be the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel, who recently was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In the coming weeks, producers will announce other stars who will join the show.
The Oscars will air live on ABC on Feb. 24 from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
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