8 More Presenters Announced for the 76th Oscars


Adrien Brody, Pierce Brosnan, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McKellan, Jada Pinkett Smith, Ben Stiller, Liv Tyler and Owen Wilson will be presenters at the 76th Academy Awards on Sunday, producer Joe Roth revealed today.

Brody took home the Best Actor Oscar at the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards for his role in The Pianist, his first nomination for an Academy Award. He will be seen next in The Village and currently is filming The Jacket

This will be Pierce Brosnan’s third appearance as a presenter on the Oscar telecast. His film credits include Die Another Day, The World is Not Enough, The Thomas Crown Affair, Tomorrow Never Dies, Goldeneye and Mrs. Doubtfire.

Scarlett Johansson will make her first Oscar show appearance as a presenter. She currently can be seen in Girl with a Pearl Earring and Lost in Translation.

Ian McKellen was nominated in 1998 for his leading role in Gods and Monsters and for his supporting role as Gandalf in 2001’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. He currently can be seen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, followed later this year by Asylum and Emile.

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith, who will make her first appearance as an Oscar show presenter, recently was seen in The Matrix Revolutions and The Matrix Reloaded and will be seen next in Collateral.

Actor-director-producer Ben Stiller’s appearance on the show will be his third as an Oscar presenter. He currently can be seen in Along Came Polly and will be seen next in Starsky and Hutch.

Actress Liv Tyler, who is making her second Oscar show appearance, can be seen in Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and will be seen next in Jersey Girl with Ben Affleck.

Actor-writer Owen Wilson has just wrapped The Life Aquatic and will be seen in Starsky & Hutch this March. In 2001, he received an Oscar nomination for co-writing the original screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums. His acting credits include The Royal Tenenbaums, Zoolander and Meet the Parents.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2003 will be presented on Sunday, February 29, 2004, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. (PST) with a half-hour arrivals segment.