Game of Thrones co-stars, Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa have been added to the list of presenters for the 91st Oscars that are going to be held on 24th Feb.
The second list of presenters was announced in a public statement. Oscars 2019 producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss announced names of thirteen Hollywood celebrities.
The list of stars will include Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Emilia Clarke, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Stephan James, Keegan-Michael Key, KiKi Layne, James McAvoy, Melissa McCarthy, Jason Momoa and Sarah Paulson.
In an announcement, Gigliotti and Weiss stated: “The array of talent anchoring the show this year has brought some of the most indelible moments in recent cinematic memory to audiences around the world.
“They join together to reconnect us with the nominees, their tremendous movies, and outstanding performances.”
Recently announced presenters include Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Allison Janney, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Amy Poehler, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu.
The list of performances has also been announced, Jennifer Hudson will perform ‘I’ll Fight’ while Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are set to sing ‘Shallow’ from A Star Is Born.
Deadline shared that there will be four Oscars that will be distributed amid commercial breaks, taped and aired later on. They are Best Cinematography, Live Action Short, Film Editing and Make-up and Hairstyling.
The Academy president, John Bailey conveyed a letter which clarified: “While still honoring the achievements of all 24 awards on the Oscars, four categories-Cinematography, Film Editing, Live Action Short, and Makeup and Hairstyling – will be presented during commercial breaks, with their winning speeches aired later in the broadcast.
“And, with the help of our partners at ABC, we also will stream these four award presentations online for our global fans to enjoy, live, along with our audience. Fans will be able to watch on Oscar.com and on the Academy’s social channels.”
According to Bailey, in future years four to six different categories may be selected for ‘rotation, in collaboration with the show producers’.
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