By Ray Pride Pride@moviecitynews.com

Oscar Spots More Stars As Presenters

MORE STARS TO PRESENT AT 90TH OSCARS®

EMILY BLUNT, SANDRA BULLOCK, DAVE CHAPPELLE, EUGENIO DERBEZ, ANSEL ELGORT, JANE FONDA, JODIE FOSTER, EIZA GONZÁLEZ, ASHLEY JUDD, NICOLE KIDMAN, MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, HELEN MIRREN, RITA MORENO, LUPITA NYONG’O AND CHRISTOPHER WALKEN

LOS ANGELES, CA – Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced additional presenters for the 90th Oscars telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.

The additional presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are Emily Blunt, Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Eugenio Derbez, Ansel Elgort, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Eiza González, Ashley Judd, Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Helen Mirren, Rita Moreno, Lupita Nyong’o and Christopher Walken.

“These actors have embodied some of the most heroic, aspirational and indelible characters ever brought to the screen,” said De Luca and Todd.  “In so doing, they’ve not only entertained the world, but illuminated the full range of the human experience.”

Blunt starred in “The Girl on the Train” (2016) and the Oscar-nominated film “Sicario” (2015).  Her starring roles also include the Oscar-nominated films “Into the Woods” (2014) and “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006), as well as the Oscar-winning film “The Young Victoria” (2009). Blunt’s credits also include “Edge of Tomorrow” (2014) and “The Five-Year Engagement” (2012).  She will next appear in “A Quiet Place” and “Mary Poppins Returns.”

Bullock won an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role for “The Blind Side” (2009).  In addition, she was nominated for Actress in a Leading Role for “Gravity” (2013).  Her credits also include the Oscar-winning films “Crash” (2005) and “Speed” (1994), as well as the Oscar-nominated “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” (2011).  Bullock’s recent credits include “Our Brand Is Crisis” (2015), “Minions” (2015), “The Proposal” (2009) and “Miss Congeniality” (2000).  She will next appear in “Ocean’s 8” and “Bird Box.”

Chappelle is a comic and actor. His film credits include “Chi-Raq” (2015), “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party” (2005), “Undercover Brother” (2002), “Blue Streak” (1999), “Half Baked” (1998), “You’ve Got Mail” (1998), “The Nutty Professor” (1996), “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” (1993) and the Oscar-nominated film “Con Air” (1997). He will next appear in “A Star Is Born.

Derbez most recently starred in “How to Be a Latin Lover” (2017) and “Miracles from Heaven” (2016).  His credits also include “Instructions Not Included (2013)” and “Under the Same Moon” (2007).  He will next appear in “Overboard” and “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.”

Elgort starred in the Oscar-nominated “Baby Driver” (2017).  His starring roles also include “Men, Women & Children” (2014) and “The Fault in Our Stars” (2014). Additionally, Elgort’s credits include “Allegiant” (2016) and “Insurgent” (2015). He will next appear in “Jonathan” and “The Goldfinch.”

Fonda won Oscars for her Leading Role performances in “Coming Home” (1978) and “Klute” (1971). Additionally, she was nominated for Actress in a Leading Role for “The Morning After” (1986), “The China Syndrome” (1979), “Julia” (1977) and “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” (1969). Fonda received an Oscar nomination for Actress in a Supporting Role for “On Golden Pond” (1981). Fonda’s extensive credits also include the Oscar-winning films “California Suite” (1978) and “Cat Ballou” (1965), as well as the Oscar-nominated films “Youth” (2015), “Agnes of God” (1985), “Nine to Five” (1980), “The Electric Horseman” (1979), “Comes a Horseman” (1978), “Barefoot in the Park” (1967) and “Period of Adjustment” (1962). She will next appear in “Book Club.”

Foster has won two Oscars for Actress in a Leading Role.  She won for “The Accused” (1988) followed by “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991). Additionally, Foster earned an Oscar-nomination for Actress in a Leading Role for “Nell” (1994). She also received an Oscar nomination for Actress in a Supporting Role for “Taxi Driver” (1976).  Her extensive credits include the Oscar-winning film “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” (1974), as well as the Oscar-nominated films “A Very Long Engagement” (2004), “Anna and the King” (1999), “Contact” (1997), “Maverick” (1994) and “Bugsy Malone” (1976).  Foster also starred in “Elysium” (2013), “Inside Man” (2006), “Flightplan” (2005) and “Panic Room” (2002).  Her directing credits include “Money Monster” (2016), “The Beaver” (2011) and “Home for the Holidays” (1995). She will next appear in “Hotel Artemis.”

González starred in the Oscar-nominated “Baby Driver” (2017). She will next appear in “Alita: Battle Angel,” “Highway” and “The Women of Marwen.”

Judd starred in the “Divergent Series”: “Allegiant” (2016), “Insurgent” (2015) and “Divergent” (2014). Her film credits also include the Oscar-winning “Frida” (2002). Additionally, she’s appeared in “Dolphin Tale 2” (2014), “Olympus Has Fallen” (2013), “Tooth Fairy” (2010), “Helen” (2009) and “De-Lovely” (2004). Judd will next appear in “A Dog’s Way Home.”

Kidman won an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role for “The Hours” (2002).  She also received nominations for Actress in a Leading Role for “Rabbit Hole” (2010) and “Moulin Rouge” (2001). Kidman received a nomination for Actress in a Supporting Role for “Lion” (2016).  Her credits include the Oscar-winning films “The Golden Compass” (2007), “Happy Feet” (2006) and “Cold Mountain” (2003), as well as the Oscar-nominated films “Nine” (2009), “Australia” (2008), “The Portrait of a Lady” (1996) and “Batman Forever” (1995).  Most recently, she starred in “The Beguiled” (2017) and “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” (2017).  She will next appear in “Boy Erased” and “Destroyer.”

McConaughey won an Oscar for Actor in a Leading Role for “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013).  He also starred in “Mud” (2012) and “The Lincoln Lawyer” (2011). McConaughey will next appear in “White Boy Rick” and “Serenity.”

Mirren won an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role for “The Queen” (2006).  She also earned a nomination for Actress in a Leading Role for “The Last Station” (2009).  In addition, Mirren was nominated for Actress in a Supporting Role for the films “Gosford Park” (2001) and “The Madness of King George” (1994).  Her recent film credits include “The Leisure Seeker” (2017), “Eye in the Sky” (2015), “Trumbo” (2015), “Woman in Gold” (2015) and “The Hundred-Foot Journey” (2014). She will next appear in “Anna,” “Berlin, I Love You” and “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.”

Moreno won an Oscar for Actress in a Supporting Role for “West Side Story” (1961). Additionally, she appeared in the Oscar-winning film “The King and I” (1956), as well as the Oscar-nominated films “Carnal Knowledge” (1971), “Summer and Smoke” (1961) and “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952). Her extensive body of work also includes “Rio 2” (2014), “The Four Seasons” (1981) and “The Ritz” (1976).

Nyong’o won an Oscar for Actress in a Supporting Role for “12 Years a Slave” (2013).  Most recently, she starred in the Oscar-nominated “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (2017) and “Black Panther.” Her credits also include the Oscar-winning film “The Jungle Book” (2016) and the Oscar-nominated “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015), as well as “Queen of Katwe” (2016).  Nyong’o will next appear in “Little Monsters.”

Walken won an Oscar for Actor in a Supporting Role for “The Deer Hunter” (1978). In addition, he received a nomination for Actor in a Supporting Role for “Catch Me If You Can” (2002). Walken also appeared in the Oscar-winning films “Pulp Fiction” (1994), “Annie Hall” (1977), as well as the Oscar-nominated “The Jungle Book” (2016), “The Milagro Beanfield War” (1988), “Pennies from Heaven” (1981), “Heaven’s Gate” (1981) and “Hairspray” (2007).  His film credits also include “Father Figures” (2017), “Jersey Boys” (2014), “A Late Quartet” (2012), “Seven Psychopaths” (2012) and “Stand Up Guys” (2012). Most recently he starred in “The War with Grandpa.”

The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center®in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.  The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.  Additionally, “The Oscars: All Access” live stream from the red carpet and backstage will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on Oscar.com.

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