Oscars 2013: Salma Hayek, Liam Neeson and More to Present
The Oscars are less than a week away, and the list of presenters continues to grow. The show's producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, announced a new slew of names today that we can look forward to seeing on Sunday; check out the full list after the break.
Actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta will present on the Oscar telecast. All four are past Oscar nominees.
Hayek Pinault earned an Oscar nomination for her leading performance in 'Frida.' She will be seen next in 'Grown Ups 2.' (For which she will likely not receive a nomination.)
McCarthy earned a nomination for her performance in a supporting role in the 2011 hit film 'Bridesmaids.' She stars in the recently released film 'Identity Thief' and will be seen next in 'The Heat.'
Neeson received an Oscar nomination for his leading role in Best Picture winner 'Schindler’s List.'
Travolta has been nominated twice for Actor in a Leading Role for 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'Pulp Fiction.'
Hayek Pinault, McCarthy, Neeson and Travolta join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters including 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 Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.
Watch the stars shine on Sunday, February 24th.