In an effort to have some fun with the 2021 hybrid live and virtual Oscars Ceremony, the producers of this year’s award show have announced the presenters via a fun video.

Angela Bassett, Harrison Ford, Rita Moreno, Zendaya

Angela Bassett, Harrison Ford, Rita Moreno, Zendaya

What’s Happening:

  • This year’s Oscars Ceremony will look a little different as the prestigious awards come to audiences live with both virtual and in-person elements.
  • The producers for the show, Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, are taking a fun approach and treating the Oscars as a movie.
  • For the 2021 event, they’ve decided to “cast” a bevy of impressive actors and directors as presenters whom audiences will love. Take a look:

  • Starring” in 93rd Oscars ceremony are:
    • Angela Bassett
    • Halle Berry
    • Bong Joon Ho
    • Don Cheadle
    • Bryan Cranston
    • Laura Dern
    • Harrison Ford
    • Regina King
    • Marlee Matlin
    • Rita Moreno
    • Joaquin Phoenix
    • Brad Pitt
    • Reese Witherspoon
    • Renée Zellweger
    • Zendaya
  • Additional talent joining the show to be announced.
  • The 93rd Oscars airs live on ABC, Sunday, April 25, at 8 pm EDT/5 pm PDT.

What They’re Saying:  

  • Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh: “In keeping with our awards-show-as-a-movie approach, we’ve assembled a truly stellar cast of stars. There’s so much wattage here, sunglasses may be required.”

More Oscars News:

  • Prior to the big event, ABC and ABC News Live will air Oscars Countdown LIVE! specials that feature a look at this year’s nominees, the historic year for Hollywood and much more.
  • Speaking of 2021 Oscar nominees, we’ve got the full list of films, shorts, and actors, and directors who’ve received nods this year. Plus, if you feel like watching, here’s a video of Pryanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas announcing all the nominees.