tv.broadwayworld.com

Meryl Streep, Christopher Plummer & More Join Line Up of OSCAR Presenters

Related: 85th ACADEMY AWARDS, ABC
Meryl Streep, Christopher Plummer & More Join Line Up of OSCAR Presenters

Last year's Academy Award winners Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer will return to present on this year's telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

"We are honored to have Meryl, Octavia, Christopher and Jean, last year's Oscar winners in each of the acting categories, return to the Oscar stage," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

Streep, who is the most nominated actor with 17 nominations, has won three Academy Awards, including last year's lead actress award for her performance in "The Iron Lady." Dujardin won the award for his lead performance in the Best Picture winner "The Artist," it was his first nomination. Spencer, also a first time nominee, took home the Oscar for her supporting role in Best Picture nominee "The Help." Plummer, who has twice been nominated, won the award for his supporting role in "Beginners."

Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

ABOUT Craig Zadan AND Neil Meron

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producers of critically acclaimed and award-winning feature films, television movies, series, and Broadway productions. Their feature films include The Bucket List, Footloose, Hairspray, and Chicago, which won six Academy Awards including one for "Best Picture." For television, they've produced films of "Steel Magnolias," "Life with Judy Garland," and "A Raisin in the Sun," among many others and the series "Smash" and "Drop Dead Diva." They recently returned to their roots in live theater by producing Broadway revivals of the Tony-winning "Promises, Promises" and the Tony-winning 50th Anniversary revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."

Related Links
BWW Recap: New Neighbors Move In on This Week's MODERN FAMILYBWW Recap: New Neighbors Move In on This Week's MODERN FAMILY
by Matt Smith - October 23, 2014
BWW Recap: The Inevitable Love/Hate Relationship on NASHVILLEBWW Recap: The Inevitable Love/Hate Relationship on NASHVILLE
by Wendi Reichstein - October 22, 2014
DEVIOUS MAIDS' Ana Ortiz to Guest Star on BLACK-ISHDEVIOUS MAIDS' Ana Ortiz to Guest Star on BLACK-ISH
October 22, 2014
NBC Secures Revamped BEWITCHEDNBC Secures Revamped BEWITCHED
October 22, 2014
HBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Announces Season Premiere Line UpHBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Announces Season Premiere Line Up
October 22, 2014


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts

BLOGS
Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW Welcomes 'Edward Mordrake,' Emma RobertsSpoiler Alert! AHS: FREAK SHOW 'Edward Mordrake;' Complete LIVE Recap! BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini Discusses Broadway, TV, Film on THAT'LL PLAY PODCAST
BWW's Matt Tamanini Discusses Theatre, TV, Film on THAT'LL PLAY PODCAST
dotted line
But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Wed., Oct. 22nd: Neighbors, Freaks, & Country Singers 8:00: SURVIVOR | CBS

10:00: AMERICAN HORROR STORY | FX

10:00: NASHVILLE | ABC

Click for more picks!

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber