tv.broadwayworld.com

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

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
ABC's THIS WEEK is #1 Public Affairs Program in Adults 25-54ABC's THIS WEEK is #1 Public Affairs Program in Adults 25-54
September 03, 2015
ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA Scores 10-Week High in 25-54 DemoABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA Scores 10-Week High in 25-54 Demo
September 03, 2015
CBS THIS MORNING is Only Network Morning News Program to Post Year-to-Year Gains in ViewersCBS THIS MORNING is Only Network Morning News Program to Post Year-to-Year Gains in Viewers
September 03, 2015
NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Hits NBC Time Slot HighNBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Hits NBC Time Slot High
September 03, 2015
eOne Television Promotes Jeff Lynas to Chief Operating OfficereOne Television Promotes Jeff Lynas to Chief Operating Officer
September 03, 2015


About Author

   Subscribe to Author Alerts

TV VIDEOS


BWW Interview: Legendary Barry Bostwick Discusses Career, DEVIL'S CARNIVAL, Broadway ReturnBWW Interview: Legendary Barry Bostwick Chats DEVIL'S CARNIVAL, Broadway Return Brynn O'Malley Answers BWW's TV 10: Geeks Out for BIG BROTHER, SEINFELD, LOST
Brynn O'Malley Answers BWW's TV 10: Geeks Out for BIG BROTHER, SEINFELD, LOST

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow