JANE FONDA, JENNIFER GARNER, KRISTEN STEWART AND KERRY WASHINGTON TO PRESENT ON OSCAR(R) TELECAST ON ABC
Academy Award(R) winner Jane Fonda will join Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington to present on ABC's Oscar(R) telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
Jane Fonda earned seven nominations and won Academy Awards for her roles in "Klute" and "Coming Home."
Jennifer Garner was seen in this year's "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," and will be seen next in "Dallas Buyers Club."
Kristen Stewart is best known for her role as Bella Swan in the "Twilight" saga, and also starred in 2012's "On the Road" and "Snow White and the Huntsman."
Kerry Washington starred in the Best Picture Nominee "Django Unchained," and was seen in "A Thousand Words." She is also the star of ABC's hit series "Scandal."
Fonda, Garner, Stewart and Washington join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, 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 including Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit and Helena Bonham,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(TM) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R), 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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