ZENDAYA, TYLER POSEY AND MTV's JOSH HOROWITZ AND CHRISTINA GARIBALDI TO CO-HOST "2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS" LIVE PRE-SHOW ON SUNDAY, APRIL 13 AT 8:30PM ET/PT
Live Pre-Show to Include Appearances by Anthony Mackie, Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and a Special Edition of MTV's "After Hours" Featuring Josh Horowitz, Emile Hirsch, Brooklyn Decker, Tony Hale, Joe Manganiello and More
Pre-Show to Feature Exclusive Scene from the Hotly Anticipated Film, "The Fault In Our Stars"
New York, NY (April 7, 2014) - MTV today announced that the start of the Summer Blockbuster season will officially open with the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" LIVE Pre-Show hosted by teen acting and singing sensation, Zendaya, MTV "Teen Wolf" star, Tyler Posey, and MTV's Josh Horowitz and Christina Garibaldi airing LIVE on Sunday, April 13 at 8:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT.
Poised at the top of the red carpet, the co-hosts will give viewers a first-hand look at all of the hip, Hollywood royalty walking the carpet from some of this summer's most anticipated movies as they make their show-stopping arrivals. The phenomenal four will give viewers an all access pass to exclusive interviews with the hottest presenters, performers and nominees before they hit the stage for the big show. Immediately following the pre-show special, MTV will present the "2014 MTV Movie Awards," broadcasting LIVE from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT and hosted by comedian and late night host Conan O'Brien.
Also included in the pre-show festivities will be a special edition of "MTV After Hours," presented by Taco Bell(R), and hosted by Josh Horowitz with special guests Joe Manganiello, Emile Hirsch, Brooklyn Decker, Tony Hale, Anthony Mackie and more. In fact, fans will not want to miss Mackie's very special arrival in a Chevrolet Impala from the movie Captain America!
Additionally, Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort will be on hand to introduce an exclusive sneak of the first completed scene from the highly anticipated film, The Fault In Our Stars.
And what would be a red carpet pre-show without a fierce fashion rundown? Designer Rachel Antonoff will be on the fashion beat, reporting on all the night's best looks for MTV Style's Red Carpet Report.
The "2014 MTV Movie Awards" will once again officially kick-off the summer blockbuster season, promising to deliver yet another epically funny, explosive, over-the-top show that features fan favorite films and actors. Channing Tatum is set to receive the third annual "MTV Trailblazer Award" honoring him for boldly paving the way with a unique and diverse body of work. Academy Award(R) nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg will be honored with the "MTV Generation Award" and fittingly be presented the award by "Entourage" cast members Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara and Kevin Dillon.
The telecast will also serve as the kick-off to summer music, featuring global superstars Ellie Goulding and Zedd performing selections from the "Divergent Soundtrack." Ellie Gouldingwill perform "Beating Heart" live for the first time, while Zedd will perform "Find You" with Miriam Bryant and Matthew Koma. In addition, MTV is adding a music discovery slot into "MTV Movie Awards" that will feature MTV Artist to Watch twenty one pilots performing their current single "Car Radio."
Mila Kunis, Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Amanda Seyfried, Seth Macfarlane,Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton and Nicki Minaj are scheduled to present. Additional presenters and performers will be announced at a later date.
The 2014 MTV Movie Awards will air across MTV's global network of more than 60 channels reaching more than half a billion households around the world. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world.
Official sponsors of the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" include Aquafina(R) FlavorSplash(R), Chevrolet, GEICO(R), Revlon(R), Taco Bell(R), T-Mobile(R) and Unilever.
Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft serve as Executive Producers for the "2014 Movie Awards" LIVE Pre-Show with Vanessa Whitewolf as Supervising Producer. Garrett English serves as Executive Producer and Executive in Charge. Wendy Plaut is Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent.
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.