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Oscar Presenters 2013: Multiple Oscar-Winners Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman On Board

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage and Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 22, 2013 at 11:13AM

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announce that multiple Oscar-winners Jack Nicholson ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "As Good as It Gets," "Terms of Endearment") and Dustin Hoffman ("Kramer vs. Kramer," "Rain Man") will present at the February 24 awards show.
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Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announce that multiple Oscar-winners Jack Nicholson ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "As Good as It Gets," "Terms of Endearment") and Dustin Hoffman ("Kramer vs. Kramer," "Rain Man") will present at the February 24 awards show.

They join previously announced Oscar-winner Jane Fonda ("Klute," "Coming Home"), Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Hudson, Paul Rudd, Oscar winners Michael Douglas ("Wall Street," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest") and Jamie Foxx ("Ray"), Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence, as well as Best Actress winners Halle Berry ("Monster's Ball"), Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line"), Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side") and Nicole Kidman ("The Hours"), plus last year's winners Meryl Streep ("The Iron Lady"), Jean Dujardin ("The Artist"), Octavia Spencer ("The Help") and Christopher Plummer ("Beginners"). "The Avengers" cast members Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will also present on-stage.

Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe will make "special appearances" on the Oscar show--not specifically as presenters. This suggests that they may be playing in some Seth MacFarlane skits. All four enjoyed box-office success this year: "Prometheus" and "Snow White and the Huntsman" (Theron); "Magic Mike," "21 Jump Street" and "The Vow" (Tatum); "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Looper" (Gordon-Levitt); and "The Woman in Black" (Radcliffe). Theron has won an Oscar for "Monster" and received a second nomination for "North Country." This is the first time the three male stars will appear at the Oscars.

While the telecast will feature a special 50th anniversary celebration of the James Bond franchise, the rumor that each actor who played Bond will make an appearance has been confirmed as untrue.

We will update this list as more presenters are announced. The Academy Awards take place at Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.
 

This article is related to: Awards, Oscars, Meryl Streep, News


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.