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Affleck, Chastain and Lawrence to Present at The Oscars

Source:   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
February 14, 2013


Academy Award® nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence will present on the Oscar telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

Academy Award-winner Affleck, who is nominated this year for producing the Best Picture nominee Argo, won the award in 1997 for co-writing the Best Picture nominee Good Will Hunting.

Chastain, who is nominated for her lead performance in the Best Picture nominee Zero Dark Thirty, received her first nomination last year for her supporting role in the Best Picture nominee The Help.

Lawrence, who received her first nomination in 2010 for her leading role in Winter's Bone, is nominated for her lead performance in the Best Picture nominee Silver Linings Playbook.

Affleck, Chastain and Lawrence join the list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted and Marvel's The Avengers cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo; returning 2011 Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep; Chicago cast members Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones; special guests Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron; and performers Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.

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.


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