The 85th Academy Awards will be presented in Hollywood on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 and televised on ABC Television Network. The Oscars program is being hosted by comedian Seth McFarlane. Movie stars come out to walk the red carpet and honor their peers at the biggest award show of the season.
The latest presenters to be announced by the Academy of Arts and Motion Pictures are previous nominees, including Salma Hayek Pinault ( "Frida"), Melissa McCarthy ("Bridesmaids"), Liam Neeson ("Schlindler's List") and John Travolta ("Saturday Night Fever," "Pulp Fiction").
They join a list of previously announced presenters including nominees Ben Affleck ("Argo," "Good Will Hunting"), Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty," "The Help"), Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook").
Previous Oscar winners will also be on hand to present the awards, including Halle Berry ("Monster's Ball" 2001), Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side" 2009), Nicole Kidman ("The Hours" 2002), and Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line" 2005)..
Last year's winners will be on hand to present awards. The 2011 Oscar winners include Jean Dujardin ("The Artist"), Christopher Plummer ("Beginners"), Octavia Spencer ("The Help") and Meryl Streep"). Oscar winners to present at 85th Academy Awards
The cast of the Oscar winning film "Chicago"(2002) will also present the coveted award. The cast members appearing include: Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Mark Wahlberg and his teddy bear co-star, "Ted," stars of the hit summer comedy "Ted," will also be presenters. "Ted" is now the highest-grossing R-rated original comedy of all time according to information from the Academy. Mark Wahlberg has been nominated for the Oscar two times, for his supporting role in "The Departed," in 2006' and as a producer of the Best Picture nominee, "The Fighter," in 2010.
"Marvel's The Avengers" cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will also be presenting awards.
Special guests include: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe ("Harry Potter"), Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron ("Monster,""North Country"); and performers Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand. Barbra Streisand to perform at 85th Academy Awards