Benedict Cumberbatch, Sidney Poitier And More To Present At The Oscars [FULL LIST]
The Academy announced a list of all the celebrities that will be presenting at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, including previous host Whoopi Goldberg and Sherlock superstar Benedict Cumberbatch.
The list of presenters contains many past Oscar winners and even more past Oscar nominees. As previously reported, last year’s Best Actor/Actress winners, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Christoph Waltz and Anne Hathaway will be on hand to present. Joining them are previous Best Actor winner Jamie Foxx, Best Supporting Actress winner Penélope Cruz, and many more.
“We are very excited that the Hollywood community will be turning out in force for Sunday’s Oscar ceremony. We sought to include a tremendous diversity of stars to represent not only this year’s nominees, but the legacy of the motion picture business as well,” said Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on Monday, Feb. 24.
Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres tweeted her excitement at the star-studded list of presenters.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 24, 2014
As did a few of the presenters themselves, including Joseph Gordon Levitt, who performed in last year’s opening number, and Gabourey Sidibe.
Honored to be presenting at the Oscars this year.
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) February 25, 2014
— Gabourey Sidibe (@GabbySidibe) February 24, 2014
Notable names off the presenters list include veteran actors Sidney Poitier, the first African American to win Best Actor in a Leading role, and Kim Novak (Vertigo).
Here is a full list:
Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey, Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Penelope Cruz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garnder, Whoopi Goldberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Goldie Hawn, Chris Hemsworth, Kate Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Michael B. Jordan, Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Bill Murray, Kim Novak, Tyler Perry, Brad Pitt, Sidney Poitier, Gabourey Sidibe, Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, Jason Sudeikis, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, John Travolta, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Emma Watson and Naomi Watts.
The 86th Oscars will air live Sunday, March 2, 2014 on ABC at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong
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