Zendaya, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford are among the many well-known faces who can be presenting awards at this yr’s Oscars ceremony.
They are going to be joined by the likes of Joker star Joaquin Phoenix, Legally Blonde actress Reese Witherspoon and One Night time in Miami director Regina King, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mentioned.
Bong Joon Ho, who directed last year’s best film winner Parasite, will even make an look on the ceremony on 25 April, together with Don Cheadle, Halle Berry, Bryan Cranston and Renee Zellweger.
The star-studded ceremony is happening throughout two websites in California this yr – its common dwelling on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood in addition to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.
Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, the present’s producers, mentioned: “In step with our awards-show-as-a-movie strategy, we have assembled a really stellar forged of stars.
“There’s a lot wattage right here, sun shades could also be required.”
The present has been pushed again from its ordinary February date, on account of the pandemic, which has compelled the present to make various adjustments.
Nevertheless, breaking away from different award exhibits this yr, Oscars organisers have ruled out the use of Zoom in the course of the ceremony, and as an alternative stars will attend the present bodily.
It comes after the Golden Globes and Grammys suffered a rankings stoop earlier within the yr.
Worldwide hubs can be arrange world wide for stars to go to as a part of the ceremony, as they anxiously wait to listen to if their identify is known as out as a winner.
London can be among the many areas with a global hub.
Stars reminiscent of Sir Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Riz Ahmed Carey Mulligan and Daniel Kaluuya are among the many Britons hoping to win huge within the performing classes.
Emerald Fennell is up for the very best director gong for her movie Promising Younger Girl, which hits Sky Cinema on Friday 16 April.