The first slate of Oscar presenters for the 90th Academy Awards was announced early this morning. The presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Laura Dern, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland, Kumail Nanjiani, Margot Robbie, Emma Stone and Daniela Vega.
“Whether returning to the Oscars stage, or gracing it for the first time, each of these artists bring their own distinguishing and energetic appeal,” said De Luca and Todd. “Their contributions will make for an unforgettable evening.”
Ali and Davis both won last year. Ali won an Oscar for Actor in a Supporting Role for Moonlight. Davis won an Oscar for Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences.
Gerwig, Nanjiani and Robbie are all nominated this year. Gerwig is Oscar-nominated for Achievement in Directing and Original Screenplay for Lady Bird.
Nanjiani is Oscar-nominated for Original Screenplay shared with his wife Emily V. Gordon for The Big Sick, and Robbie is Oscar-nominated for Actress in a Leading Role for I, Tonya.
Jimmy Kimmel is returning to host the Oscars which will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.