Josh Hutcherson, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana, and Octavia Spencer have been added to the list of presenters at this year’s Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
Hutcherson is one of the stars of the white hot Hunger Games franchise, alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth. The final installment – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2 – is set for release November 20, 2015. He is repped by CAA and The Beddingfield Company. Johansson is currently filming Hail, Caesar! for the Coen Brothers. The comedy follows a Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio’s stars in line. Johansson is also reprising her role as the Black Widow in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. She is repped by CAA and LBI Entertainment.
Saldana was most recently seen in Guardians of the Galaxy with Chris Pratt. She also stars as Uhura in the rebooted Star Trek franchise and will next star in Nina, Cynthia Mort’s biopic of legendary jazz singer Nina Simone. Saldana is repped by ICM. Spencer previously won an Academy Award for her supporting role in The Help. She just appeared in the drama Black or White with Kevin Costner and she starred on Fox’s short-lived dramedy Red Band Society. Spencer is repped by WME.
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The 87th Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will be held on Sunday, Feb, 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. They will be televised live on ABC at 7 pm EST/4 pm PST.
Emily Schmitt | Managing Editor