2018 Oscars: Robbie,Nanjiani, Viola Davis among presenters

BY ZOE POINDEXTER
Posted on FEB 04, 2019

There will be no shortage of star power at this year's 90th Annual Academy Awards ceremony.

The Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences announced on Friday the first round of actors, directors and screenwriters who will present the awards for next month's Oscars ceremony.

Among the presenters are many first-time nominees, and Academy Awards newcomers such asGirls Trip breakout comedian Tiffany Haddish,Bick Sickactor and co-writer Kumail Nanjiani, andSpider-Man: Homecoming's Tom Holland.
Returning to the stage are some of last year's winners such as Viola Davis (supporting actress, forFences),Mahershala Ali (supporting actor, forMoonlight), and Emma Stone (best actress,La La Land).

Some of the presenters are nominated themselves for this years awards, including Greta Gerwig for both Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for her filmLady Bird.Margot Robbie is nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of Tonya Harding inI, Tonya.

"Whether returning to theOscarsstage, or gracing it for the first time, each of these artists bring their own distinguishing and energetic appeal," said producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. "Their contributions will make for an unforgettable evening."

The 90th Academy Awards-- hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel for a second year in a row-- will take place atthe Dolby Theatreat Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood on Mar. 4. The ceremonies will be broadcast on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

Read here for a complete list of the first 12 A-list presenters

 

 

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