One of the most celebrated award nights of Hollywood – The Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscars, is all set to come back with its latest edition. The date is fixed, nominees have been disclosed but this season of Oscars is going to be a host-less one, all thanks to the much-dramatised exit of Kevin Hart. However, the makers stated that there will be a set of presenters for every round. All things being grand, the producers of Oscars – Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss - revealed its first set of awards' presenters and it’s simply ‘Marvel’lous!
Well, if you guys are wondering why Marvel, to our surprise, Captain America – Chris Evans is one of the presenters for this big night. Apart from him, Tessa Thompson who was last seen as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok and Brie Larson are also on this list. It further comprises of names like Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, and Constance. Huge, isn’t it? “We want to give the public an opportunity to once again experience the moments that have moved us all. It is a celebration of our universal love of movies,” said the producers in their statement.
“From blockbuster hits to intimate tales of the human spirit, the movies we celebrate at the Oscars connect us in a way that is both moving and powerful. Donna and Glenn will deliver a tribute worthy of the talent that will present and receive Oscar gold, and I’m so proud that ABC is home to this monumental night," asserted ABC Entertainment’s President - Karey Burke.
Meanwhile, all the nominees of Oscars 2019 had a gala time at the Oscars Lunch, arranged on February 5, 2019. Here’s a glimpse from the feast.
The 91st edition of Academy Awards will air live on February 24, 2019, on ABC.