Oscars 2022: Anthony Hopkins to Lupita Nyong'o, here are the presenters for the event
The list of presenters also includes Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Daniel Kaluuya among other superstars
We are just two weeks away from this year’s Academy Awards and celebrities are getting ready to attend Hollywood’s biggest night. The nominees for the 94th Oscars have already been announced and now it’s time to know who will be presenting the beautiful trophies to this year’s winners.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the first set of presenters for this year’s ceremony. Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins, Lady Gaga, Daniel Kaluuya, Rami Malek, and Kevin Costner will be handing out trophies at this year’s ceremony. Meanwhile, actors such as Zoe Kravitz, John Travolta, and Mila Kunis have also been announced as presenters.
The nominations for the 94th Academy Awards were announced and it was Jane Campion’s ‘The Power of the Dog’ that received the most number of nominations (12). On the other hand, Denis Villeneuve’s visual spectacle ‘Dune’ received 10 nods, including Best Picture.
Campion created history by becoming the first female director to get nominated for the Best Director accolade for the second time.
Here’s the first set of presenters for this year’s Academy Awards.
The legendary actor and two-time Academy Award winner will be present at this year’s ceremony and will be one of the presenters. Hopkins has been a part of the industry for more than five decades and has been nominated for six Oscars. He won his first Best Actor trophy for ‘Silence of the Lambs’ and last year, he was named Best Actor for his stupendous acting in the movie ‘The Father’.
The ‘Kill Bill’ star has been one of the greatest actors of all time and has given several award-worthy performances. Thurman was nominated in the Best Actress category for her impeccable acting in the movie ‘Pulp Fiction’. She has one Golden Globe to her name.
The dazzling actor and dancer John Travolta has been nominated for two Academy Awards in his career and fans believe that he should have won the Best Actor accolade for ‘Pulp Fiction’. Apart from ‘Pulp Fiction’, he was nominated in the same category for his role in the movie ‘Saturday Night Fever’.
He has one Golden Globe and one Primetime Emmy to his name.
The 33-year-old actor from the UK is turning out to be one of the greatest actors of this generation. Kaluuya won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’. For his role in the movie, he also won a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild award.
Apart from that, the actor was nominated for the Best Actor trophy for ‘Get Out’.
The Canadian actor and stuntman got worldwide recognition with the 2021 movie ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’. He won the Action Movie Star of 2021 at the People’s Choice Awards, last year.
The actress came to the limelight with her role in the movie ’12 Years a Slave’ and garnered worldwide recognition for her acting. She won the Best Supporting Actress accolade for her role in the film at the 2104 Oscars. She also won the same award at the Screen Actors Guild awards as well.
Others celebrities to present an award at this year’s event include Naomi Scott, Wesley Snipes, Ruth E. Carter, Lily James, Rami Malek, and John Leguizamo.
The 2022 Oscars will be held Sunday, March 27, at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre and televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.